No one understands Peer Support better than other Peer Support Specialists! Join our online meetings and workshops to meet other Peer Support Specialists, talk about issues relevant to your work, and support each other.
No one understands Peer Support better than other Peer Support Specialists! Join this support group to check in and hear what others are doing for their own self-care and wellness. Meet 1st and 3rd Wednesdays.
Free consultations with an experienced professional in the field of peer support. Need to troubleshoot an issue? Would you like help on your resume or preparing for an interview? It is our goal to support your success in your career.
Peer Support Specialists are people who have experienced mental health challenges and have grown through them, who now help others experiencing similar situations. There are different kinds of Peer Support:
Family Peer Support for people who care for a family member with mental health challenges
Recovery Peer Support for people who have experienced substance abuse. Through shared understanding, respect, and mutual empowerment
Peer Support Specialists help people become and stay engaged in the healing process. Healing and growth happen through connection and shared humanity, and that is the message Peer Support Specialists share.
Appreciation Spotlight: Jolene Switzer My name is Jolene and I have been a Peer Recovery Coach at Pathways Behavioral Services for a little over a year. I started working in this field because when I was struggling I could have used someone like me. Someone who understood the road I was on, someone to have honest conversations with, someone in…
Appreciation Spotlight: Kris Graves What I enjoy most is when people tell me how much I’ve helped them. I also love that helping others helps me in my struggles. I work 3rd shift on the Iowa Warm line. One thing I’ve learned as a PSS is reminding myself silence is okay, not every second needs to be filled with talking. Sometimes,…