Cathy Hazlett, MPH
Catherine T. Hazlett has been working in the substance use/misuse prevention field for 18 years. Her passion is youth drug prevention. She has directed community coalitions in Vt where she used to reside, led initiatives to establish tobacco-free/vape-free spaces, advocated for policies to protect youth from drug use, and conducted numerous presentations. Cathy has a Masters of Public Health in Health Education and is both a Tobacco Treatment Specialist, and a SMART Recovery Facilitator, helping adults and youth address their addiction to nicotine, marijuana, and/or other substances. As a community member of the Fairfield CARES Coalition, Cathy is thrilled to take on the role of Coalition Coordinator and looks forward to being a member of the Positive Directions team. Cathy likes to start her day with a morning run, and enjoys just about any outdoor sport. Originally from Pittsburgh, she is an avid Steelers fan come football season, and has three TERRIBLE TOWELS! Go STEELERS!!