Our Team

Mikayla Hellwich

Mikayla Hellwich

Mikayla Hellwich is the founder and director of Drug Education Consulting. She has been a community drug educator and public policy advocate since 2010. Her approach is rooted in mindfulness and the principles of harm reduction. To further integrate mindfulness into this work, she will graduate from a Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program at the Awareness Training Institute and Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley, in February 2023. Mikayla earned a Harm Reduction and Overdose Prevention Professional Development Certificate from Indiana University School of Public Health, is a Certified Peer Educator by Students For Sensible Drug Policy, is trained in psychedelic peer support by The Zendo Project, and is trained in nightlife harm reduction by DanceSafe

Oriana Mayorga

Oriana Mayorga

Oriana is a career harm reductionist and racial justice organizer. She currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Board Directors at Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP). In 2019, she worked as a case manager for a needle exchange in the South Bronx. She consults individuals and organizations interested in deepening their commitments to social and racial justice. Oriana received her BS in Psychology at Fordham University, a Harm Reduction in Psychotherapy graduate certificate from the New School, and will receive her Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University in 2022. 

Angela Willing

Angela Willing

Angela Willing is a social worker and mother to a pre-teen daughter. She embraces a holistic therapeutic style with a focus on cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. Angela has worked in a harm reduction-focused treatment center and provided crisis intervention for children and adolescents.

Caroline Wilson

Caroline Wilson

Caroline is a registered nurse who has been working in a pediatric emergency department in Louisville, Kentucky, for the last seven years. She is a certified yoga instructor and is passionate about supporting others to understand their bodies and minds, answering uncomfortable questions, and empowering people to gather and integrate information that helps them have fulfilling experiences. She also loves cats.

 
 

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