Stanley Brizz Executive Director

Executive Director

Addiction Counselor

Stanley Brizz is Executive Director of Brevard Prevention Coalition in Florida and chairperson of Brevard County’s opioid misuse task force. In addition, he is an addictions and substance misuse counselor for a regional medication assisted treatment (MAT) provider.

He has a master’s degree in psychology specializing in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and a graduate certificate in Addictions and Substance Abuse Counseling from University of South Florida (USF).

Mr. Brizz has managed several substance misuse prevention initiatives for Brevard County and neighboring counties’ coalitions in Florida. These initiatives included large-scale media campaigns sponsored by Central Florida Cares Health System, Inc. and the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families.

He has overseen and helped operate school-based substance misuse prevention programs, a mentoring program for children of incarcerated parents, a therapeutic supervised visitation program, a rapid rehousing case management program for individuals with substance use history and prevention initiatives funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Drug-Free Communities Grant support program, Substance Abuse and Health Administration (SAMHSA), local school districts and municipalities.

Mr. Brizz has been a frequent presenter at the national annual Rx Illicit Drug Summit. Locally, he has participated on the Together In Partnership (T.I.P.) steering committee of the Brevard County Board of Commissioners, serves on the Continuum of Care (CoC) advisory council for Brevard Homeless Coalition and is Vice Board Chair of Florida High School for Accelerated Learning – Brevard, Inc. (Riverside Charter High School).

Almost an entire generation of young people has been affected by drug addiction and alchohol misuse and Brevard Prevention Coalition’s efforts help make a positive change for families and individuals in need. Outside the organization, Stanley likes to travel and take much-needed breaks before returning to help hundreds of children and families get another chance at life.