Carol Boyer, Community Relations Director for Maryland House Detox, a Delphi Behavioral Health Group Company is no stranger to leadership and accomplishment. She is a results-oriented team player and professional with over 20 years of leadership, management, communication and community engagement experience. She has also excelled in marketing and event planning for businesses, including fitness facilities, healthcare and national treatment providers like IDEA: The Association for Fitness Professionals, PowerBar, Gold's Gym, ShopRite, Nielsen TV Ratings, Gatorade, and Maryland House Detox/ Delphi Behavioral Health Group.
This Maryland firebrand's accomplishments have proven her far-reaching influence that she met impressionable outcomes in all of the positions she has held. Known throughout business circles as a creative visionary with a strong business acumen, she currently holds the position as the Community Relations Director for Delphi Behavioral Health Group's Maryland House Detox- the first and only free-standing inpatient Detox in Maryland and as a Recovery Planning Partner for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
A sought-after visionary and talented networker, Carol has been recognized throughout her career with awards and citations including the Senator Chris Van Hollen's Service citation for her work on International Overdose Awareness Day 2017, the Anne Arundel County Police Department's Citizen Award for the 2017 for International Overdose Awareness Day, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency Outstanding Service Award, The Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award and the Anne Arundel County Public School's Business Partner of the Year Award, to name a few.
In addition to her various acknowledgements and awards, Carol has demonstrated her exceptional leadership skills as she has served on and led committees including the Healthy Anne Arundel Month Planning Committee (Director), the Human Performance Signature Program (Chair) and most recently she has accepted the role as the Co-Chair for the Maryland Chapter of Addiction Policy Forum and the Howard County Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) and as a Board member for Hope House Treatment Center and My Life Foundation.
Carol's exceptional nature as a leader with vision is evident in some of the projects she organizes such as the re-implementation of the Virtual Supermarket for the Cherry Hill Food Dessert, International Overdose Awareness Days 2016/ 2017 (largest attendance in the nation), "The Other Talk"- a panel discussion and Town Hall with the DEA, a treatment executive, a pharmacist and a pain management physician), "A Day in Someone Else's Shoes" - an interactive festival, where attendees learned first-hand how mental illness and substance use challenges affect health, home, purpose and community and the creation of the " I Still Remember," Memorial Photo Project in honor of those who have lost their battle to the disease of addiction.
This year, Carol has additional credits to her name, an Advisory Board Member for the National Conference on Alcohol and Addiction Disorders and will be celebrated as an awardee for the 2018 Deborah C. Offer Bulgin Women of Virtue Walking in Excellence Award.
William Shakespeare once noted of which best describes Carol, “Though she may be but little, she is fierce."