Angela M. Halvorson, MPA 

Ms. Halvorson works for Advocates for Human Potential (AHP) as a behavioral health consultant on substance use disorders prevention, treatment and recovery support services, trauma-informed care, workforce development, and recovery-oriented systems of care. Over the course of more than 15 years in the behavioral health field, she has held various roles that have allowed her to gain a unique and varied perspective of the behavioral health field and the multiple vulnerable populations served by behavioral health providers. Ms. Halvorson is an 18-year veteran of the Army, an Iraq war veteran, and an active Army spouse who has used her extensive personal and professional experience with the military to provide technical assistance and training to state and Federal agencies, including SAMHSA, communities, providers and employers working with service members, veterans and their families. Her consulting background over the past five years includes roles as a senior advisor, senior consultant, and project director/manager. Her specific expertise includes behavioral health policy, system design, and military/veterans issues. Ms. Halvorson’s recent focus has been on training and technical assistance for civilian behavioral health and service providers working with and serving veterans, service members and their families.