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Shannon Higbee

Shannon Higbee, BA, CEO, Recovery Options

Shannon has been working in the non-profit field for over 20 years, starting her career at a private school in Western New York, both teaching secondary English and working as the Director of Development. Shannon transitioned into the mental health field with Recovery Options Made Easy in 2016, beginning in their Housing Department growing with the organization in several roles. She is currently the CEO for Recovery Options and brings her passion for peer services, community building, and mental health advocacy to the role. Shannon continues to have a passion for teaching as well and has consulted, trained, presented, and serves as a panelist or keynote speaker across New York and nationally. Her areas of specialty include peer-run crisis services and peer integration in clinical models She serves as the incoming board president for The Alliance for Rights and Recovery and on the Wellness Collaborative of New York IPA board.