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Exploring the Value of Peer Support

Definition of Peer Supporters by NAPS — National Association of Peer Supporters

“Peer support providers are people with a personal experience of recovery from mental health, substance use, or trauma conditions who receive specialized training and supervision to guide and support others who are experiencing similar mental health, substance use or trauma issues toward increased wellness.

The term peer supporter is an umbrella for many different peer support titles and roles, such as peer advocate, peer counselor, peer coach, peer mentor, peer educator, peer…


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Psych Ward Greeting Cards is a ForLikeMinds Non-Profit Initiative established in June 2019.

The psych ward can be a unbearably lonely place. We’re alone with our own thoughts and reflections — relapses, struggles, disappointments, and hopelessness. I know. I’ve been there. I’ve suffered with severe bipolar I disorder with psychosis and with extended periods of suicidal depression for 20 years. Mental health crises landed me in the psych ward three times. There are rarely get well wishes or flowers for the window ledges. Often, patients have no…


Shawn of NY

Fountain House is dedicated to the recovery of men and women with serious mental illness by providing opportunities for our members to live, work, and learn, while contributing their talents through a community of mutual support. Holiday donations coordinated by Lisa Swerdlow and Susan Lieblich of Silver Center, Fountain House.


Zeus of NY

Fountain House is dedicated to the recovery of men and women with serious mental illness by providing opportunities for our members to live, work, and learn, while contributing their talents through a community of mutual support. Holiday donations coordinated by Lisa Swerdlow and Susan Lieblich of Silver Center, Fountain House.


Timothy of NY

Fountain House is dedicated to the recovery of men and women with serious mental illness by providing opportunities for our members to live, work, and learn, while contributing their talents through a community of mutual support. Holiday donations coordinated by Lisa Swerdlow and Susan Lieblich of Silver Center, Fountain House.


Sheila of NY

Fountain House is dedicated to the recovery of men and women with serious mental illness by providing opportunities for our members to live, work, and learn, while contributing their talents through a community of mutual support. Holiday donations coordinated by Lisa Swerdlow and Susan Lieblich of Silver Center, Fountain House.

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