Judy Magnon trained as an RN at New Hampshire Hospital School of Nursing and received her Bachelor's from New England College. She became Board certified in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing in 1985. She became licensed as an addictions counselor in New Hampshire in 1993. She has over 40 years in the field of mental health and over 20 years in the addictions field. She has worked in a variety of settings, including NH Hospital, mental health centers, a VA hospital and the US Army Nurse Corp, in multiple states. She has presented on Co-Occurring Disorders and ACT Teams around the country. She is currently Program Director of WestBridge South in Brooksville, Florida.