People with lived experience can play an important role in helping others achieve recovery from mental health issues and addictions. Peer support fosters the hope that recovery is possible while promoting skills for coping with and managing symptoms and encouraging the use of natural supports and enhancement of community living skills.
Our peers include:
• ACTT Peer Specialist who provides peer support to individuals who are receiving services from the Assertive Community Treatment Team
• HOMES Peer Specialist who provides peer support to individuals receiving services from the HOMES Program
• Peer Volunteer Coordinator who supports Health & Wellness Program which is a program that offers opportunities for individuals to become involved with Summit Housing & Outreach Program in a number of different ways including peer led social recreational programs, events and volunteering opportunities
• Peer Social Recreation Assistant who supports the Health & Wellness Program with various groups and recreational activities