State Peer Support Best Practices Panelist
Tony Stelter, MHR, C-PRSS, LPC resides in Moore, OK and serves as the Director of Recovery Supports for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Tony identifies as a person in recovery and is responsible for planning, developing, and managing administrative and programmatic aspects of advocacy for the development of recovery support services, programming, and inclusion in the state’s mental health system and assists facilities in transitioning toward a recovery oriented, holistic, consumer driven system.
In addition, Tony serves on the Region 6 Peer Support Advisory Committee, a representative of Oklahoma for the Division of Recovery Support Services for the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, a member of an inter-state agency Childhood Obesity Workgroup, and a founding member of the Lived Experience Advisory Committee for the Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Tony has over 10 years of experience working in mental health and substance use services in a variety of roles including outpatient, direct care, and advocacy. Tony recently served as the Assistant Director of the Oklahoma County Crisis Intervention Center, prior to his current role. Tony received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in Psychology and received his Master’s in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma. Tony is a Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist and Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oklahoma. Tony’s most important job is being the father to his 12-year-old son.