Adam Swanson provides consultation support to state governments, tribal nations, and university systems as a senior prevention specialist at the Suicide Prevention Resource Center at EDC. He is a member of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s Individual and Family Lived Experience Committee and a former Lambda Literary Fellow in nonfiction. He has previously worked at the National Council for Behavioral Health, Mental Health America, and the United States Senate.

Swanson holds a Master’s of Public Policy from George Mason University and is an alumnus of George Washington University’s LGBT Health Policy and Practice Graduate Certificate Program, where he was the AIDS Healthcare Foundation Student Awardee.