Boise Chapter

 
 
 
 
 
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Co-leader: laura matthiesen

Laura resides in Boise, Idaho and is the leader of the Project HEAL - Boise Chapter.

Laura is earning a degree in both Social Work and Psychology from Boise State University while working at a Peer Support Specialist, empowering individuals in their recovery journey.

As a Project HEAL Chapter Leader, Laura is dedicated to spreading awareness about eating disorders and breaking the stigma surrounding mental illness while helping connect individuals to treatment resources and providing hope that full recovery is possible.

 She can often be found hiking in the foothills, cuddling with her dogs, or enjoying a movie at the local theater.   

Laura’s favorite ice cream flavor is mint chocolate chip.

 
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Co-leader: patricia ellis

Patricia resides in Boise, Idaho, and is the co-leader of the Project HEAL - Boise Chapter.

Patricia is earning a degree in Psychology and Habilitative Services from Boise State University, as well as working in the mental health field to help improve daily life for individuals in need.

As a Project HEAL Chapter Leader, Patricia is dedicated to raising awareness regarding mental health disorders, as well as fighting the stigma that surrounds them.

She can often be found reading, playing games, or relaxing with her dog and friends.

Patricia’s favorite ice cream flavor is cookies and cream.