Jessie Kemp

Jessie Kemp, RN

Staff Nurse

Jessie Kemp

Jessie Kemp, RN

Staff Nurse

Jessie, a seasoned nurse at Borden Cottage, brings 19 years of unwavering dedication to the field of mental health and addiction. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Ethics from Brown University in 2004 and subsequently earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Maine in 2010, Jessie combines academic prowess with a compassionate heart.

Her commitment to providing individualized care is deeply rooted in her own journey. Having triumphed over Alcohol Use Disorder, Jessie understands the intricacies of recovery intimately. Her personal experience serves as a powerful tool, allowing her to forge meaningful connections with those under her care.

In the face of societal stigma and isolation often experienced by individuals grappling with addiction, Jessie stands as a beacon of hope. Her mission extends beyond conventional nursing duties—she is driven to educate residents at Borden Cottage that addiction is not a moral failing but a chronic, treatable disease. Through a blend of empathy and professional expertise, Jessie endeavors to break down barriers, fostering an environment where residents find support, understanding, and a pathway to recovery.

Jessie’s journey from student to a compassionate caregiver is marked by resilience and a profound understanding of the human experience. As a nurse at Borden Cottage, she exemplifies the transformative power of compassion and the healing potential that resides within every individual on their path to recovery.