Peer Support Program

Peer Support is confidential, one-to-one mentoring through a shared experience of mental illness and recovery.  The goal of peer support is to assist a person to discover ways to better manage their illness and enjoy life.

Peer support offers…

  • Role modeling of the recovery process by trained Peer Support Workers
  • A one-to-one match for one hour a week for twelve weeks
  • Help to set and achieve your goals by mobilizing your strengths
  • Emphasis on self-care, stress management and a healthy lifestyle
  • A personal connection of caring and support

Our program is recovery oriented…

Recovery means that a person with a mental illness can have a meaningful and purposeful life.

For more information or to speak with someone about the program, please email peersupport.bcss@shaw.ca.

 

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