“Recovery Edge billboards around Pottsville to come down this week”

 

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Schuylkill County

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This article dated February 2, 2012 and found on the republicanHerald.com website talks about billboards that had been at locations around Pottsville, PA, and had pointed to recovery as a path that peer specialists can help others along.

“Peers guided toward better mental health”

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This article appearing in the Centre Daily Times on December 17, 2011, talks about the role of Peer Support Specialists also sometimes called Peer Specialists.  I feel it gives a good overview of what a Peer Specialist does and how their role benefits others they come in contact with.

A couple new links

I found a couple new links that I added to the Peer Specialis” page, and have included them in this post as well.  They are both blogs, but very interesting.  Enjoy!

The Peer Empowerment Blog

The Peer Specialist Today (Blog)