Tony Purcell, MSW, LCSW, is a clinical social worker licensed in the State of Delaware & the District. He currently works for a Managed Care Organization as a medical social worker connecting the intersections of physical and mental health. He has been a clinician for ten years focusing on individuals living with serious and pervasive mental illness. His experiences include working with and training others on awareness of members of the LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS communities. Theses training incorporated the impact of suicide, substance use, and mental illness within these communities. Prior to his training to become a social worker, Mr. Purcell was employed at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington, DC during President Obama’s election and first term. He currently resides in Lewes, Delaware full-time.