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Tammy Bush

Tammy Bush, BA, NYCPS, CPMC, Deputy Director S.T.E.P. by S.T.E.P., Inc./RPN Central Region Coordinator – CNY

Tammy Bush began her peer service role in her teenage years with a program that was focused on teen pregnancy and parenting, and discovered the mental health peer movement. She transitioned to a peer position and began her career as an employment specialist, moving up to managing and supervising roles, and is currently the Deputy Director of S.T.E.P. by S.T.E.P., Inc. Over the past twenty years Tammy has been able to use her lived experience to help other individuals that have been diagnosed, labeled, and stigmatized learn they can recover, have quality of life, and succeed at whatever they choose. Tammy has experience in individual and systems advocacy, service provision, program development, peer supervision, and creating and maintaining positive relationships with clinical providers and other community-based organizations and social services departments.