Peer Support is about helping another person move on with their life – to recover. It is the act of people who have had similar experiences with a mental health and/or addiction issue giving each other encouragement, hope, assistance, guidance, and understanding that aids in recovery.Continue readingAbout Peer Support
Self Help & Peer Support Programs and Services
Self Help & Peer Support services are provided by people and for people who have experienced a mental health and/or addiction issue.
We believe recovery is possible!
Self Help & Peer Support offers the services of an Advocacy Coordinator to assist individuals and families in advocating for their needs in areas such as housing, income supports, employment, treatment and legal issues. Read more about Self Help & Peer Support’s Advocacy Support.Continue readingAdvocacy Support
Self Help & Peer Support services are a part of CMHA Waterloo Wellington. See what else CMHA WW has to offer.Continue readingCMHA WW’s Programs and Services
Self Help & Peer Support offers the services of the Entrepreneurship Facilitator for individuals who have experience with the mental health and/or addiction system, and are interested in self-employment or starting their own business. With a self help approach, the participant is actively involved with every aspect of developing their business. Read more.Continue readingEntrepreneurship
Living with mental health and/or addiction issues and want to check out a Self Help & Peer Support group or access 1:1 peer support? Our groups do not require any intake or registration and there is not waiting to join! See our calendars for a detailed schedule. Each Self Help & Peer Support site contains […]Continue readingSelf Help Sites & Recovery Centres
Spark of Brilliance, founded in 1999 by Judith Rosenberg, provides opportunity for people living with mental health issues and their supportive allies to experience the expressive arts, within a supportive, understanding community-based environment. The program’s distinctive model was conceived from a belief that healing and recovery can be kindled through the arts. Judith Rosenberg’s philosophy […]Continue readingSpark of Brilliance
The Centre for Excellence in Peer Support envisions a mental health and additions system where peer support is available at every juncture of the system. We strengthen the practice of peer support by: Providing consultation and training on how to successfully implement and supervise peer staff roles Offering ongoing supervision, mentoring, and support to peer […]Continue readingThe Centre for Excellence in Peer Support