Debra Buffalo Boy
“As an Indigenous woman in long term recovery I feel committed to supporting our communities to create wellness and healing for ourselves in Traditional Ways that come from our long history of resilience and survival.”
Debra is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Lakota Nation where she was born and raised. She is a woman in long term recovery and has worked in the addiction recovery field for over 40 years as a counselor, peer mentor, clinical supervisor, trainer, educator, and advocate for Indigenous, incarcerated, youth and women throughout Oregon. Currently, Debra is the Administrator and Owner of Multicultural Consultants, Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon Executive Board Vice President, Ethics Committee Member and Coordinator for MetroPlus Association of Addiction Peer Professionals, NPAIHB Expert Faculty for Peer ECHO, and Spiritual Advisor & Board Member for Painted Horse Recovery Center.