Amey Dettmer

Amey Dettmer
Advanced-Level WRAP Facilitator
Keynote Speaker
Marshfield , VT
United States

Amey Dettmer is a Certified Peer Specialist and Advanced Level WRAP Facilitator, born and raised in rural Pennsylvania.  Amey is currently the Program Manager of Doors to Wellbeing National Consumer Technical Assistance Center, a program of the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery. Previously, Amey has been employed as a CPS supervisor and CPS providing direct peer support in her community. As a mental health advocate in her local area, she has been filmed for public service announcements and featured on the front page of her local newspaper, giving voice to the importance of peer support and the possibilities of recovery and wellness. Amey is a person who credits her own wellness to the connection, mutual learning, and understanding that began in her life once she was introduced to like-minded peer supporters, wanting to impact changes within our mental health system. Amey became actively involved in youth leadership initiatives nationwide, participating in National Youth Advisory Councils, creating youth-developed and youth-led peer support curriculums, implementing a National Youth Convergence, and Co-chairing the International Association of Peer Supporters (INAPS) Youth and Young Adult Peer Support Committee. In December of 2018, Amey was awarded the “Disruptive Innovator Award” as INAPS recognized her for her leadership, honoring her as a young adult who has made a significant transformative contribution to the field of Peer Support through leadership, programming, and activism.