Yumi Panui, LCSW, CSAC is a licensed clinical social worker and a licensed addictions counselor. She has been in the National Guard since 2010 and recently transitioned to Connecticut from Hawaii to serve as the chief behavioral health officer of the Connecticut National Guard. She has been in the behavioral sciences field since 1992 with specializations in trauma and addiction. Captain Panui’s military behavioral health experience includes the Department of Veteran’s Affairs in the mental health and homeless veteran’s departments; the active duty Family Advocacy Program, Embedded Behavioral Health clinics, and the Army Substance Abuse Program; as well as in the overarching National Guard Behavioral Health medical and support program sections.