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Cora grew up in the small coastal town of Wells, ME. After graduating high school, she moved to New Hampshire where she began her career working for the Department of State as a congressional liaison handling expedite, humanitarian and special immigration cases. She later transitioned into the non-profit sector, where she coordinated health care services at Families First in Portsmouth, NH. Cora has since taken on the role of Substance Misuse Prevention Coordinator for Strafford County Public Health Network and has been providing education, sharing resources, developing campaigns, and assisting with program development throughout the region for the past 3 years.
Cora also sits on the steering committee for Dover Mental Health Alliance and dedicates her spare time towards efforts in harm reduction, supporting the LGBTQ+ population, and addressing homelessness. She is focused on serving high risk populations and ensuring that health care is inclusive, trauma informed, stigma free and accessible for everyone. Cora is a suicide loss survivor, and has lived experience with substance use disorder, trauma and mental illness. She lives in Rochester, NH and is mother to one daughter and an adopted rat terrier/Chihuahua mix named Six. In her spare time she enjoys live music, painting and thrifting.