Director, Mark Mulhern
Mark joined South Shore Peer Recovery in June 2018 after serving as the Assistant Director at the Miller House, a program of Gosnold on Cape Cod. He assisted men in recovery through supportive living and case management at Miller, where he was responsible for supervision and scheduling of staff members, intake, discharge and provision of individual and group meetings with residents. Aftercare planning was essential to the success of graduates and he experienced the importance of community recovery there personally and professionally.
Mark is a graduate of Assumption College and served in the financial services industry before beginning his career in recovery services. A man in long term recovery he is a strong advocate for people in recovery and their families and believes that community support and the Recovery Community center is a vital link to success for people in early recovery.
Volunteer Coordinator, Jane Wasel
As a member of the local recovery community, Jane has been an active volunteer at the Center since 2017. She shares, “I believe in peer recovery support because I have experienced it personally and witnessed the positive impact on others.”
Jane has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Iowa State University and has been involved in fundraising and volunteering for many local nonprofit organizations including Wellspring and the Friendship Home. In her position as Office and Volunteer Coordinator, Jane is responsible for our volunteer program that is instrumental to the center to provide facilitation of peer led groups, fundraising, advocacy and support in the center and the community. Jane will also be providing administrative support for center operations and coordination of special events.
Jane raised her two sons in Cohasset and relocated to Scituate in 2014. She is an active member of the Scituate community and is passionate about the positive impact that peer recovery can make in the community to help reduce the stigma of substance use disorder.
Peer Recovery Support Specialist; Michael Corcoran
Mike became a part of the South Shore Peer Recovery Team in May 2021. Prior to joining the team, Mike was the House Manager of Gosnold’s Miller house, a men’s residential treatment center on Cape Cod. Mike was responsible for overseeing day to day operations, ensuring the safety of the patients, and supporting their recovery journey.
Mike moved Massachusetts in 2015 from St. Augustine, Florida seeking treatment from substance use disorder. Upon completing treatment, he remained on Cape Cod to focus on his recovery where he lives today. Mike has been in recovery since September 2015 and has been working in the field since 2016, following his passion to help individuals with substance use disorder find recovery.
Peer Recovery Support Specialist; Kristen Scully
Kristen came to South Shore Peer Recovery in 2018 seeking support as she began her recovery journey. Kristen began attending multiple groups at the Recovery Center, where she started to meet other people and began to feel part of a community. Kristen has been a core volunteer since walking in the door, participating in many opportunities to represent South Shore Peer Recovery and the recovery community. Kristen facilitates the Refuge Recovery meeting here at the center where she shares her passion for meditation, mindfulness, and recovery. Kristen has completed all the CCAR Recovery Coach certification courses and is currently working towards her CARC.
In addition to providing peer recovery support at SSPR, Kristen works as a Peer Support Specialist at the Perinatal Behavioral Health/SHORE at South Shore Hospital’s Bridge Program where she coaches moms on their recovery journey.