Peer Recovery Supporters have received online and in-person training, passed a competency exam and complete ongoing education requirements.
Peer recovery support is provided by self-identified individuals in recovery from mental illness, substance use disorders, or both.
Anyone committed to their own recovery is eligible to receive peer recovery support.
Peer recovery supporters have lived experience with mental illness, substance use disorders, or co-occurring disorders.
Peer Recovery Support is a Recovery-Oriented System of Care.
Peer Recovery Support is a mutual process of giving and receiving support an education from individuals with shared life experiences. Services are provided by individuals in recovery from mental illness and/or addiction who use their lived experience as a tool to assist others by sharing their personal journeys and knowledge. Peer services play a vital role in laying the foundation for sustained recovery. Peer Recovery Supporters encourage inspire and empower others to set recovery goals and achieve them.
Peer Recovery Support acknowledges that there can be many paths to recovery and no single solution may work for everyone. Peer Supporters can fulfill many roles, they can…
· Inspire the hope of Recovery
· Building Relationships through shared lived experiences
· Listen and Understand the pain and isolation in early recovery
· Provide Person-Centered support that builds on existing strengths
· Help to develop strategies for communication and self-advocacy
· Assist in implementing a relapse prevention plan
· Model taking a proactive role in their own physical and behavioral health
· Provide information for a peer to build needed community resources
Wings Support & Recovery offers various weekly support groups to those who deal with the following conditions:
AA and NA Groups
Additional Groups to be made available soon!