Cory D. Will, LMSW, QMHP, CPRS, is a Licensed Master Social Worker with the heart and soul of a Peer Recovery Specialist. Cory is living in recovery with post traumatic stress disorder and a traumatic brain injury and uses his experiences navigating the behavior health system to guide his development and implementation of recovery-oriented programs, services, and supports that target gaps in care. Cory is an approved Peer Recovery Specialist Trainer in Virginia, a Wellness Recovery Action Plan Co-Facilitator, Ethics trainer, a specialist in Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Intervention, trained in the implementation of the Department of Defense Zero-Suicide Initiative, with a focus on systems improvement.
Cory has completed Research Fellowships with the Defense Suicide Prevention Office and the Suicide CPR Initiative. He has previously worked in veteran homelessness, in coordinated specialty care for youth experiencing first episode psychosis, and in suicide prevention through a public health approach. He is currently the Director of Peer Recovery Services at Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services, serves on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Certification Board, and volunteers providing direct support to Post 9/11 Veterans.