Pennsylvania Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

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PAPRS - Board Members

Donna Duffy-Bell

Donna is the newly hired Bucks County Administrator for Mental Health/Developmental Programs. In this role, she is responsible for the administration of services to individuals with a mental illness or developmental disability and their families.  She interfaces extensively with other human service departments and funders at the county and regional level and is keenly aware of the need for population-based/integrated health planning and the important role that psychiatric rehabilitation plays in this planning.  Prior to this position, Donna worked in the provider community at Penn Foundation, Inc. for 31 years.  There, she was most recently Vice-President overseeing Rehabilitation Services including all services related to housing, case management and supports/service coordination (MH, ID, and Early Intervention), peer support, Health Connections (integrating behavioral and physical health), and psychiatric rehabilitation.  In her local community, Donna is involved with supporting individuals/families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness through her participation as a board member of Outreach Care.  Donna is a current PAPRS board member and is active as the Chair of the Membership Committee and as a participant of the Advocacy Workgroup.