Vicky Butler

Executive Director
Vicky, a person in recovery, began her mission to fight substance use disorder in 2017 as a volunteer Recovery Coach working alongside Plymouth County Outreach Officers. She is an AmeriCorps Alumni and served one year with Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) through the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PAARI) in 2018. Vicky held multiple positions with PCO prior to her current role as Executive Director. In this role she works closely with PCO’s 27 municipal police departments and Chiefs, Bridgewater State University, community medical partners and numerous other community partners in harm reduction, treatment, prevention and recovery to identify gaps in service and implement new programing to meet the needs of the community.

Vicky serves on the DEC steering committee and sub-committee, the public safety subcommittee for the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force, the CHNA-23 steering committee and the Healing Connections steering committee and sub-committee. Vicky is a volunteer phone operator for Never Use Alone Massachusetts. Vicky is a Certified Addictions Recovery Coach through the state of Massachusetts. She is a certified trainer for the Recovery Coach Academy through the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) as well as a Recovery Coach Supervisor trained through The Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS). Vicky is also a certified trainer for the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children curriculum in the state of Massachusetts as well as the How Being Trauma Informed Improves Criminal Justice Responses curriculum through SAMHSA.

Vicky received a leadership award from the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative in 2018.Vicky has presented at numerous national conferences and events including the COSSAP National Forum, The Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit, the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PAARI) National Summits, the Stimulant Summit, the Police, Treatment and Community Collaborative (PTACC) summit and Massachusetts Children’s Alliance (MACA) conference.