Ashley Riley Headshot

Ashley is the Program Coordinator supporting the Unshame Kentucky initiative with the National Stigma Initiative. She leads the story collection and community partner outreach, building trust between the campaign and larger KY community.
Prior to this role, Ashley was a Program Coordinator for Treatment ATLAS, Shatterproof’s quality measurement system for addiction treatment facilities. Ashley provided support for states that have already implemented the Treatment ATLAS platform and those working towards the development and implementation of expansion of Treatment ATLAS into new states. She helped states to implement ATLAS and save many lives through addiction treatment.
Ashley has both professional and personal experience in the field of recovery. At 21 years old, Ashley began her journey as a person in recovery from substance use and has now been sober for 8 years. In 2016, Ashley designed and implemented a Collegiate Recovery Program at Colorado State University helping hundreds of students find recovery. She also has professional experience working one-on-one with people who have mental health and substance use concerns. Ashley is an advocate for young adults in recovery and people in the LGBTQ+ community.
Ashley received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Connecticut and is a big UConn basketball fan. Ashley lives in Colorado and enjoys spending time with her wife, Kaylie. In her free time, she loves to hike, play basketball and softball, and be outside in nature. Her passion continues to be recovery advocacy including writing and speaking, networking, and designing and implementing programs.

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