Mary Ryan Woods

Woods is a Licensed Registered Nurse and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor who has 40 years’ experience in substance abuse services and community mental health programs. She is the co-founder of WestBridge, a non-profit organization that provides private community-based and residential treatment for individuals and families who experience co-occurring psychotic and/or affective illness and substance use disorders and served as CEO from its inception until she retired in 2018. 

Woods served as President of the New Hampshire Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association from 1996–1998 and served as the Northeast Regional Vice President for the NAADAC, the Association of Addiction Professionals from 1998–2002. She was President-Elect for NAADAC from 2002-2004, President of NAADAC from 2004–2006 and was past-president of NAADAC from 2006–2010.