Ohio State University Student
Rei Scott is a social work student at Ohio State University and a recent graduate from Columbus State with his AAS in Social and Human Services. Xe is an Executive Board member of Students With Psychosis, where xe serves as VP of Programming and VP of Management. He has spoken at several events with SWP, including South Southwest MHTTC's First Episode Psychosis Conference and the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations' Early Psychosis Conference in 2022. Xe works part-time as a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Student Advocate for xir university's Nursing program and is currently in process of completing Peer Specialist training. He serves on several boards nationally and within his community, advocating for disability rights and adjacent issues such as housing rights. As someone who is trans, disabled, and Jewish, he is very passionate about the lived experience perspective and the inclusion of minorities and intersectional identities in mental health research, education, and spaces. He is especially interested in peer support and art as vehicles for change in the treatment process. In his free time, he likes to spend time with his cats, draw, and play video games.