Peer Support Groups

We share experiential knowledge, skills, and social learning. We encourage consumers and family members to provide each other with support, a sense of belonging, and community.

We have peer support groups specifically for young adults as well as adults of all ages.

Learn More About this Work

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Jun
2014

Peer Specialist Certification

Host Shannon Eliot chats with two peer support experts to discuss the concept of peer support and the new certification process for peer specialists.

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Dec
2013

What You Need to Know about State Peer Specialist Certification in California

What You Need to Know about State Peer Specialist Certification in California

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Oct
2012

Opportunities for Peer Services in Healthcare Reform

Harvey Rosenthal of NYASPRS, Amy Colesante of the Mental Health Empowerment Project and Sarah Goodman of Baltic Street, leed an excellent workshop on the opportunities for peer services in Healthcare Reform.

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Jul
2012

Peer Respite Centers

Peer respite centers are community-based alternative models of mental health residential care.

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Sep
2013

The 411 On the Campus Mental Health Project

Campus Mental Health Project is a partnership between PEERS and California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) to bring mental health awareness to their students.