Fauquier Young Professional's Breakfast with an Executive
This month, The Young Professionals welcome Renee Norden, Executive Director of the Mental Health Association of Fauquier County.
The Mental Health Association promotes mental wellness in Fauquier and Rappahannock counties. She facilitates the Mental Health Collaborative and the Mental Health School Coalition and serves on the Rappahannock Roundtable. She also serves on the Senior Services Collaborative and MARCUS Alert Workgroup and facilitates the Social Isolation Workgroup. Renee has been a Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor since 2015, and an Adult Mental Health First Aid Instructor and teen Mental Health First Aid Instructor since 2021. She has over 20 years’ school counseling experience working with students, their families, teachers and staff. Renee has also worked as an Emergency Mental Health Clinician and Suicide Prevention Specialist with Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services and a volunteer EMT. She is a past board member Verdun Adventure Bound and a current board member of the Fauquier Free Clinic and Mental Health America of Virginia. Renee holds a degree in psychology from William and Mary and a Master of Education in Counseling from UVA. She lives with her husband David Norden and their two daughters in Warrenton.