Sarah B Coughlin, LICSW, LADC-I
Sarah oversees the work of the multi-sector coalition, building the capacity of the community and addressing its top identified health concerns. She guides the coalition’s efforts aimed at strengthening protective factors, decreasing risk factors, and working to increase access and resources for successful treatment and recovery from substance use disorders in the community. Sarah co-chairs the Criminal Justice Committee and chairs the Addiction/Mental Health Committee for the MA Chapter of the National Association of Social Work (NASW) and was recently appointed to its Board of Directors. She previously served as the Coalition's Youth Prevention Director, and before that as the clinical social worker at A1 Boston Police Station. Sarah received her bachelor’s in Social Work from Providence College, her Masters in Social Work from Boston College, and completed a post-graduate clinical certificate program in the relational and multi-contextual treatment of trauma at Simmons College.