Travels from Pennsylvania
A passionate change agent and inspiring speaker, Devin brings education, awareness and solutions to address a multitude of topics on addiction recovery.
Devin Reaves, MSW, CRS is the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Harm Reduction Coalition in Philadelphia, PA. He is a person living in recovery since 2007 and speaks from passion and a dedicated study on topics of the current opioid epidemic, recovery supports, harm reduction, medication assisted treatment, racial disparity and other critical topics audiences need to hear today.
He is a tireless community organizer and grassroots advocacy leader. As such, Devin has worked on expansion of access to the lifesaving drug Naloxone, implantation of 911 Good Samaritan policies in his community, and the expansions of youth oriented systems. Devin has appeared in countless interviews and added valued commentary to the critical topic of addiction recovery today.
He wants to build constituencies of consequence that will lead to meaningful public health policy changes around substance use disorders. Devin was the former Executive Director for Life of Purpose New Jersey. He established and operates Brotherly Love House, a recovery residence in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Devin received a Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice with a focus on community and organizational change and has a BA in Human Services from Lynn University. Devin also serves on the Mayors Task to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia and the Camden County Addiction Awareness Task Force.