Boris Chernyy

Certified Recovery Peer Advocate

CERPA-P OASIS provider and Recovery Coach and seasoned multicultural marketing and
advertising executive, with 21 years of domestic and international marketing and
communication experience. Boris is a strong and capable leader who motivates, leads by
example and embraces challenge.
Being a person in recovery Boris has been an advocate in healthcare and Substance Abuse
arena. Furthermore, Boris is engaged with Back to Life/ Phoenix Substance Abuse In-patient
Rehabilitation Center in Israel in which he provides an array of services that include
preventions, education, intervention and referrals
Boris currently provides Certified CRPA-P Peer Advocate services for First Steps to Recovery,
located in Brighton Beach an OASIS licensed outpatient clinic. In his roll as peer Advocate and
Recovery coach Boris supports and assists clients in all aspects of their recovery, including but
not limiting to case management, help with AA/NA and other self-help fellowships, housing,
social services, job placement and legal matters including dealing with state and city parole
agencies, courts, and justice system. For First Steps To Recovery Boris is also building the so
much needed Russian track within the organization. Boris also consults addicts and their
families as a recovery coach within the Russian community of greater NY and volunteers as
recovery coach in Genesis Beacon of Hope Detox of Brooklyn.