Donella Cecrle is an ally of individuals and families impacted by behavioral health challenges and is a social worker concentrating in mental health and substance use disorder.  Her personal mission is to nurture environments that build on individual strengths and promote long term recovery for mental health and substance use disorder peers.  Ms. Cecrle is a founding board member of The Purpose of Recovery, the first peer-led recovery community organization (RCO) in Orange County, California with the vision of a community where peers find their purpose to sustain long term recovery from substance use disorder.