The vision for Progressive Organized Wellness Empowering Recovery, LLC is to eliminate personal and societal stigma creating a platform where people can live healthier lifestyles through empowering mental wellness strategies.
Our mission is to provide education, resources and Peer support to individuals living with Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in an effort to improve their quality of life.
We will collaborate with other mental health organization through motivational speaking engagements and support groups to develop mental wellness tools. We assist family members / loved ones / friends learn effective communication techniques in their supportive efforts with individuals who live with mental health challenges.
Meet Drea the Diva
Andrea (Drea) is an award winning national speaker with a message of hope to overcome mental illness challenges. She is an outspoken leader who empowers others to embrace their mental wellness and stand tall in victorious confidence. Armed with a M.S. in Psychology she has inspired hundreds of individuals through one-on-one consultations, workshops and webinars to develop effective coping skills and advocate for themselves.
Drea is the mother of two grown sons and five beautiful grandchildren. As a single mother, with a GED education, she found herself frequently homeless, often working two or three jobs at a time, while struggling to raise her children alone. Drea experienced severe bouts of depression, overwhelming elation, and suicidal ideation that resulted in a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety and PTSD.
Andrea has received awards as a speaker with the Lift Your Voice to the Stars Toastmasters Club. She has received the coveted honor of being placed in the NAMI Maryland Hall of Fame for her advocacy and work in the Peer to Peer and In Our Own Voice programs. Drea participated in a panel of keynote speakers during the Mental Health Channel launch, and at NAMI Maryland Conferences. Drea is featured in the National Training video for first responders hosted by SAHMSA, and the African American version of the Mental Health 101 video for NAMI. She was honored with an award from The University of Phoenix for her community service contributions.
Progressive Organized Wellness Empowering Recovery (P.O.W.E.R.) Services
Opening minds to a new way of life one person at a time!
We offer a variety of educational services to help you sustain and maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Here are some mental health resources that can help you find services within your specific community.
Get free help now: Text CONNECT to 741741 in the United States.
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in crisis . The trained professionals will provide you with local resources for you or your loved ones.