Are you struggling with substance use, mental health or looking to explore recovery? Then let one of our peer specialists at Jefferson County Public Health assist you in discovering what pathways you can take to live a happier and healthier life.
At JCPH, you can meet one on one with our peer specialists by calling the JCPH Clinic and requesting an appointment for peer coaching. Peer coaching is a low-barrier and low-commitment program. There are no requirements to sign up or stay in the program and peer support is free to everybody!
What Do Peer Specialists Do?
Peer support is the process of giving non-clinical counseling to support long-term recovery. Peer support is delivered by a peer specialist who has lived experience of recovery and has been trained to guide others through the recovery process. Peer specialists can assist you in creating and maintaining a recovery plan, which can help you to enhance your quality of life.
Peer support can provide numerous benefits including:
Improve the quality of life
Coping with or stopping substance use
Improved mental health
Improved access to social supports
Improved housing stability
Improve engagement and satisfaction with services
Increased treatment retention
Decreased utilization of emergency services
Decreased involvement with the criminal justice system
Help accessing community services such as food stamps, housing, treatment options and more
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