Rosa Auterio-Williams, CADC, LADC
Rosa Auterio-Williams is a mental health counselor with a focus on addiction. She works as a health promotion advocate for Boston Medical Center's Project ASSERT and Faster Paths. She lived with opioid dependence for 21 years until 1999. Since then, she received a certification in substance abuse counseling (CADC) and became a licensed alcohol and drug counselor (LADC 1). She has had roles in recovery homes, needle exchange programs, and other community-based initiatives.
A licensed alcohol and drug counselor highlights how her own experience with recovery gives her perspective as she walks alongside others on a similar journey.