Suicide Prevention Staff
(She, Her, Hers)
Region IV Suicide Prevention Coordinator & QPR/ASIST Instructor
Brittney Williams is a native of Ethel, Louisiana. She received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2010. Brittney has a diverse case management background, which has allowed her to interact with parents, children, teachers, counselors, social service networks, and numerous other entities striving for the betterment of child welfare and family relations. She is a certified Darkness to Light “Stewards of Children” Facilitator.
What makes her so unique is the ability to tailor her approach and communication skills to meet the needs of every client she interacts with. What motivates her to achieve greater, is the knowing that completing a simple task or providing a resource to her families, can open a door to a firmer family foundation and a healthier start. Brittney enjoys being a “home-body”, spending time with friends and family, and reading a good book, when she has the time.
(She, Her, Hers)
Region IV Suicide Prevention Specialist & QPR Instructor
Androniki Bida was born in Salem, Massachusetts and recently moved to Lafayette, Louisiana. She has received her BS in Clinical Psychology and a BA in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Thanatology, the study of death, dying and bereavement, from the University of Rhode Island in 2021. She is expecting to pursue her MA in Social Work, starting the summer of 2023. Niki has experience working with diverse populations, ranging from children who are grieving, survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, and individuals who are incarcerated. Niki’s great passion is bringing healing to individuals who have been through a traumatic or stressful experience. Her own life experiences have led her to want to touch as many lives as she possibly can to make a difference. Outside of the office, Niki values spending quality time with her family, boyfriend, and pup, Bubba. She likes to explore new and unfamiliar things to her, whether that’s a new book, trying a new recipe, or moving across the country!