We are a non-profit organization that aims to end all forms of stigma that revolve around mental health, substance use, and homelessness
We offer effective resources from caring and well-trained persons with lived experience, Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS). Our passion for community ensures that we provide the highest quality of care in a safe environment, and that we honor each individual in their personal journey. We strive to provide services that are 100% tailored to you and create a “you-centered” experience. We believe each person is beautiful in their own way. Because the body, soul, and mind are connected. Peer Services is the LifeLine you have been searching for.
An individual who has been in recovery for substance abuse or mental illness for two years or more. A person who is willing to advocate for someone who is seeking recovery. A person in recovery who seeks certification in the State of Florida to advocate for others seeking recovery through lived experience and mutuality. The role of the Peer Specialist is to support, educate, facilitate obtaining personal goals while modeling recovery. The support process is that of not only physical support but also emotional support by listening NONJUDGEMENTALLY and sharing personal lived experience of the Peer Specialist made it through similar situations and feelings of inadequacies. These situations we survived are homelessness, reentry, family trauma, substance use, mental illness, sexual trauma, child welfare involvement, domestic violence, and eating disorders.
SSI/SSDI, Outreach, Access, Recovery (SOAR), Referrals for mental health/telehealth, Medicated Assisted Treatment(MAT), And support in the well-being of each person who walks through the door. The broadly defined recovery community – people in long-term recovery, their families, friends and allies, including recovery-focused addiction and recovery professionals – includes organizations whose members reflect religious, spiritual and secular pathways of recovery. The sole mission of an RCO is to mobilize resources within and outside of the recovery community to increase the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction. Public education, policy advocacy and peer-based recovery support services are the strategies through which this mission is achieved.
between diverse communities of recovery, the addiction treatment community, governmental agencies, the criminal justice system, the larger network of health and human services providers and systems and the broader recovery support resources of the extended community (e.g., recovery-conducive housing, education, employment, and leisure). The RCO can effectively recruit members of local communities of recovery to advocate on behalf of the needs of those seeking and in recovery and to give back to their communities through acts of voluntary and paid service to others seeking or in recovery. The RCO engages clinical treatment providers by offering those they 3 serve a viable source of recovery support before, during and following treatment and, in some cases, as an alternative to treatment.
is like a bed and breakfast inn containing 8 beds. Our guests may be experiencing mental health stress on our Peer staff can respond to individuals in ways that case managers, therapists or psychiatrists who are trained to relate to their individuals. Instead, peers can share stories of hope and healing from their own lives, while offering recovery-oriented support. This dynamic centers on a mutual exchange of stories, personal connection, and the interpretation of mental distress as a valid and meaningful pursuit. A short-term stays to gather positivity, Peer Support, emotional support, wellness while taking the time to gain a new plan of action or coping skills.
The inability to navigate systems alone will come to an end with Peer Support involvement, doors are open, fear is lessened, and positive accomplishments heighten recovery capitol. Reaching out to people who are in need of family or individual Peer Support, families or friends of persons who use drugs, or have died due to suicide or overdose: our doors are open for you to come to talk, sit, to feel supported, people who are living a life that is hurtful and are afraid of moving forward, and Grief Recovery After Substance Passing (GRASP). There is an entire world of people who have this experience, and we want you to live the life you choose.
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