Mental Health Peer and Family Support Programs
LMWC is a Garden Fresh Box
order & pick-up location!!
A special thank you to the Hogan Family Fund, through the Sarnia Community Foundation, for fully funding our WRAP for Employment program. Without their very generous donation, we would not be able to provide this much-needed program to our community.
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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 10:30am-2:30pm
Thursday from 1pm-8pm
Saturday from 10am-12:30pm
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