Sierra Tucson Vision Award in Mental Health
Suzanne was a recipient of the Sierra Tucson Vision Award that honors a professional who has contributed to the mental health community through vision and innovation.
Suzanne founded Sud talks as a National Call to Action. The goal was to mobilize stakeholders in a united response. A collective call to action to change the way we think, feel, believe and treat Substance Use Disorder (SUD).
"What Happens After Narcan"
Suzanne founded this community Wellness and Well-being initiative to address and initiate the need for a longer term intervention beyond that of crisis response.
Good Sam Good Call
Suzanne founded this grassroots initiative as a community response designed to help educate and impact chronic overdose rates in the midst of an opioid epidemic.
Heads Up Florida
As Co-Founder of this well-being and wellness initiative for schools, the goal is to increase preventative factors so that teachers and school personnel can continue the meaningful work they do daily.
Heads Up US
Suzanne offers her Subject Matter Expertise to organizations from a Human Centered Approach to implement a WROC ( Workplace Resilient Oriented Communities) framework to address vicarious trauma in organizations.
Leadership and Civic Engagement Program
Suzanne produced a modernized 2019 Leadership program to inform and transform civic and business-minded citizens in homegrown issues through eight- themed educational sessions gained social capital networks and active project-based learning.
A Gathering of Mayors, by Jeff Perlman, Oct. 24. 2018
”Last week, thanks to the efforts of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce and the talented Suzanne Spencer, seven former Delray Beach mayors met with the new class of Leadership Delray for a roundtable discussion on leadership and local history.”
Ken Ellingsworth Award - Service Award
Suzanne was a recipient of 2016 Ken Ellingsworth Award for her commitment and generosity of time and talent to her community.