Ms. Burden is a Senior Advisor with the National Council for Mental Wellbeing. In this capacity she works to advance substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery support services, providing technical assistance and training (TA/T) to a wide range of organizations and participants.
Ms. Burden has experience leading diverse for-profit and non-profit organizations, in positions ranging from managing editor of community newspaper, director of education and training of a statewide AIDS project, and executive director of an LGBTQ community center.
Ms. Burden has extensive experience in organizational development, community development, program planning and development, staff and volunteer development, grant writing and fund development, and media relations and marketing. She has provided consultation to nonprofits, and developed and presented trainings around the country under the funding initiatives of several federal agencies and programs including the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, and the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Funding for this initiative was made possible by grant no. 1H79TI083022 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.