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+

(519) 344-5602


LINKS

Mental Health Commission of Canada: Making the case for Peer Support 

https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/document/445/making-case-peer-support


Recovery-Oriented Practice

https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/sites/default/files/MHCC_RecoveryGuidelines_ENG_0.pdf


NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Family-to-Family


WRAP: Wellness Recovery Action Plan

http://mentalhealthrecovery.com/


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Lambton Mental Wellness Centre

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