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Robert S. Rudewicz

Robert S. Rudewicz

First Responder Services Manager

Rob Rudewicz is the Manager of First Responder Services for Aware Recovery Care. After a successful twenty year career in Law Enforcement, Rob brought his personal experience, training, and education to the private sector and has also held a variety of direct service as well as senior level positions in the non-profit sector. Prior to his current role Rob served as a Certified Recovery Advisor at Aware, working directly with many of our first responder clients for the last two years.

Through his personal as well as professional experiences, he brings a unique perspective to addiction recovery, relapse and mental health issues. His experience as a police officer affords him the ability to connect with others on both a personal and professional level, fully understanding the unique pressures of working in public safety, being in the public spotlight and combatting the associated stigma regarding addictions and mental health. He routinely trains police officers in Mental Health First Aid and Suicide Prevention for First Responders.

Rob holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Hartford in Organizational Psychology and is currently working on his National Certification as a Certified Prevention Specialist.