Alison Mitchell, MAIS, LCSW $alisonmitchell1

Alison Mitchell, MAIS, LCSW, is a PhD candidate at the Smith College School for Social Work, adjunct faculty at the University of Maine School of Social Work, and a mental health practitioner in central Maine. Her research focuses on supporting substance-exposed children and families, particularly those with opioid exposure. Ms. Mitchell combines practical experience with research expertise, measuring the impact of service provision for clients and staff alike, using findings to guide future programming or undertakings for agencies and research partners. She serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA) volunteer guardian ad litem for children in protection cases, and was formerly a K-12 educator and administrator.

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​The Substance of Attachment: Insights on Rural Opioid Use