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Mental Health Association
in Fauquier and Rappahannock

Phone: (540) 341-8732
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GET HELP NOW

MEDICAL EMERGENCY ▼
MEDICAL EMERGENCY ▲
If you are experiencing a MEDICAL EMERGENCY:
CALL 9-1-1
MENTAL HEALTH or ADDICTION CRISIS ▼
MENTAL HEALTH or ADDICTION CRISIS ▲
If you are experiencing MENTAL HEALTH or ADDICTION CRISIS:
Call Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services 24/7 CRISIS LINE
CALL (540) 825-5656
For the 24/7 National SUICIDE PREVENTION Lifeline
CALL (800) 273-8255
For the 24/7 CRISIS TEXT LINE:
Text "Home" to 741-741
NON-EMERGENCY ▼
Living in Recovery: Stories from Peer Support Specialists

Living in Recovery: Stories from Peer Support Specialists

Date: June 13, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Virtual Event
Lunch & Learn

Peer Recovery Support Specialists are individuals who are in recovery from substance use or co-occurring mental health disorders. Their life and recovery experiences allow them to provide support in such a way that others can benefit.

In this Q&A style discussion, we will learn:

  • How lessons learned from lived experience inspires others
  • Tools used in recovery
  • Challenges and benefits of recovery stories vs. illness stories
  • A typical day in the life of a peer support specialist
  • Measures of success
  • Advice for families members of those challenged by substance use
  • Guidance for individuals interested in becoming certified peer support specialists