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Peer Services

Peer Support Specialists, at some time in their lives, have been or have had a family member who has been a consumer of mental health services.

They have participated in specialized training to learn how to assist others who are in various stages of recovery. They offer non-judgmental support, genuine empathy, and validation of experiences having personally travelled similar roads of trauma, distress, or discomfort. They are also able to assist individuals as advocates and can help to link individuals to supports in the community.

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