President and CEO Consultant, Now Hope 2 Reality, LLC, CBE.
Rhonda L Johnson, is a native and resident from the nation’s capital Washington DC. She is the President and CEO Consultant, for the Now Hope 2 Reality, LLC, CBE company. Miss Johnson is also a Certified Peer Specialist, from the Washington, DC Department of Behavioral Health. A–CCAR Recovery Coach, a Washington, DC Department of Health (DOH) Peer Lay Leader, and Miss Johnson is one of the original two, Ward 8 Early Childhood Innovative Network, (ECIN) Resilient Community DC Neighborhood Family Champions and was a part of the cocreation team (2018-2020)
Miss, Johnson, is a published author as well. She has two published books entitled: Memoirs Of An Addict: Fact or Fiction and Mary/Pumpkin’s Recovery Girl. Both books address co-occurring disorders of addictions, mental health, and suicidal ideations from a paradigm shift, and holistic treatment approach. Miss Johnson, is in the beginning stages of her third book What About The Children (released date) 2021.
As an advocate of change and a survivor of co-occurring disorders; Miss, Johnson’s mission and passion to bring awareness, hope, education and solutions for the opioids and co-occurring disorders crisis, she became the founder, lead organizer and visionary along with several committee members to have a walk event on the National Mall in Washington, DC for the year 2018 and 2019 known as: DC Walk 4 ReCovery.
The event main site was across the street from the Washington Monument and the African American Cultural Museum. The successful walk event based on hope. treatment and behavioral health awareness received local and national attention.
In 2019 Miss Johnson became an appointee for the Washington, DC Mayor’s Opioid Fatality Review Board. The purpose of the Board is to assist the District’s efforts to prevent opioid overdose deaths and inform prevention and intervention efforts by reviewing opioid deaths in the District and making recommendations to improve the activities and response of government agencies, private organizations, individuals, and the community.
Before devoting full time to the her company Now Hope 2 Reality, Miss Johnson, was a part of the opioids, outreach peer engagement, response team that distributed (Narcan) and shared solutions and interventions associated with harm reduction for the Department of Health ( DOH) Rapid Peer Responder in Washington, DC.