Certified Peer Specialists

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Benefits of Peer Support

When dealing with mental illness, it can be useful for people living with conditions and their families to receive guidance from peers who have been through similar experiences. We can help manage and navigate uncertainties that may lie ahead. We can help family members improve family relationships. We have first-hand knowledge and experience managing the many issues and challenges that come with mental illness. Certified Peer Specialists can help with:

Countering
reluctance
to seek help
Understanding
and accepting
a diagnosis
Moving past
shame and
stigma
Overcoming
withdrawal
and isolation
Dealing with
relapses and
hospitalizations
Finding ways
to deal with
non-compliance
Knowing what
questions to ask
your doctor
Talking about
difficult topics
like suicide
Transitioning
back to work
or school
Regaining
self-respect and
wellness
Managing personal
and professional
relationships
Fostering,
inspiring, and
sustaining hope
Certified Peer Specialists can create an environment where recovery can grow and flourish.

STIGMA SAYS YOU'LL NEVER GET BETTER

A PEER IN RECOVERY SAYS YOU CAN

THEY TURN STIGMA INTO HOPE

AND HOPE INTO RECOVERY

THEY'VE BEEN THERE, THEY UNDERSTAND

THEY'LL HELP YOU MAKE THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE

--Founder