Ms. Burden is a Senior Advisor with the National Council for Mental Wellbeing. In this capacity she works to advance substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery support services, providing technical assistance and training to a wide range of organizations and participants.
Prior to joining the National Council, Ms. Burden was a Senior Specialist with Altarum, providing support for grantees of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Her area of focus was behavioral health, with an emphasis on peer recovery support services. Before that, Ms. Burden was the lead staff of the Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services during its start-up year.