Peer Support Program

The Peer Support Program assists induviduals with mental health challenges and/or co-ocurring disorders and achieve their personal goals. Peer Support is person centered, strengths-based, frequent, ongoing, accessible and flexible. Services are very individualized and look different from one participant to another. 

 

Meet clients where they are at inthe community

Strong social sober support

helps to reduce recidivism with admissions to hospitals

Peers offers four primary service interventions for hospital discharge :

  • engagement in a uniquely personal, positive supportive relationship with a peer
  • involvement in an array of Peer Support Meetings located both in the hospital, and following discharge, in the community
  • linkage to a broad range of community-based service and natural supports
  • teaching community adjustment and wellness self-management skill

Our services include: 

  • emotional and social support
  • system and individual advocacy
  • linkage to community resources
    (housing benefits acquisition vocational training, etc.)
  • access to peer led recovery/wellness groups
  • skill building
  • goal setting
  • community involvement
  • assisting with community re-integration after hospitalization and/or incarceration
  • teaching of basic life skills

If you are an individual who could utilize assistance from the Peer program, please fill out the Application for Services and
email, fax, or turn in a hard copy.