Mental Health Peer and Family Support Programs
Providing over 20 years of recovery-oriented mental health
peer support in Sarnia-Lambton.
PEER SUPPORT WORKS.
WHAT IS PEER SUPPORT
Peer support is a supportive relationship between people who share lived experiences. LMWC provides a safe & accepting environment where peers can offer mutual support, guidance, encouragement & hope that recovery is possible.
IS PEER SUPPORT RIGHT FOR ME?
■ Believe that recovery is possible!!!
■ Ready to learn new strategies & tools.
■ Join voluntarily, seeking support for mental health & overall well-being.
■ Recognize that everyone is unique & has the right to determine
their own path to recovery.
PEER SUPPORT OUTCOMES
Peer support can be an effective prevention strategy, can moderate the effects of life-challenging events and provide a sense of empowerment. Research also indicates that peer support can help a person gain control over their symptoms, reduce hospitalization, offer social support and improve quality of life.
■ Improved coping skills & wellness tools.
■ Increased understanding of community resources.
■ Increased community engagement & less isolation.
■ Increased quality of life.
■ Reduced crisis & hospitalization.
■ Core contributor to the recovery process.
Hours: Monday-Friday from 10:30am-2:30pm
Free ■ Confidential ■ Ages 16+
Mental Health Commission of Canada: Making the case for Peer Support
NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness
WRAP: Wellness Recovery Action Plan
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