Nicole Foster is the Director of Peer Services at NAMI Maine. Nicole has worked in the field of suicide prevention and peer support for three years. She comes to this work with a background in the legal field with over 13 years of specializing in the criminal justice system. She developed and instructed trainings on domestic violence and sexual assault during that time. She has also worked to manage and overcome her own struggles with mental health. Nicole has presented across Maine to a variety of audiences in suicide prevention, basic intervention skills, and overdose prevention. Nicole is a Certified International Peer Support Specialist, a Certified Personal Medicine Coach, and a Certified Recovery Coach. Nicole lives in Rockland, Maine with her children and spends her time exploring the beaches collecting seashells.