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Peer Support

Ever felt like you're climbing a mountain solo? With peer support, you've got a buddy who's trekked those paths before. They're here with a comforting chat, a knowing nod, and a backpack full of insights to make your journey a shared adventure.

What is Peer Support?

Peer support specialists are behavioral health professionals have have lived experience in recovery from behavioral health. This may also include recovery from drug and alcohol use. Each peer support person has their own lived and individual experience of recovery and use their experiences, education and training to provide support to individuals, families and communities. 


How Might Peer Support Help? What Kinds of Things Will Peer Support Do with Me or My Loved One?

Since peers have lived experience of recovery from various mental and behavioral health conditions they can help in the following ways:


  • Help you or your loved ones increase their awareness of their needs, goals and concerns.

  • Connect you to resources.

  • Support you when you feel alone, overwhelmed or aren't sure what to do next.

  • Teach you skills to manage your stress and distress.

  • Help with accountability

  • Provide insight and supports to families

  • Peers offer supports as people have been there & can best relate to you and your individual needs, concerns and goals.

Services may be provided individually, to families or to groups. 

Why Peer Support Services?

Peer support services are recognized as beneficial in many situations and have been demonstrated to:

  • Improve quality of life

  • Increase socialization

  • Provide social acceptance of mental health issues

  • Provide social acceptance of substance use concerns and recovery 

  • Improve coping skills

  • Promote Wellness & engagement 

  • Promote Wellness in communities

  • Provide education to individuals, families and communities

At Trauma Recovery Services of Arizona, we provide confidential telehealth peer support services and treatment plans for tailored to each individual’s needs. Many people in early recovery may find they have can use additional supports and connecting with a peer support person is one way to increase your chances of successful recovery. We know that recovery is something that takes time and that those who get professional support from folks with lived experience in recovery are better positioned for success. 

Reach out today if you or a loved one can benefit from peer support services from a certified peer support specialist.  Call Trauma Recovery Services of Arizona to book an appointment at 602-661-0200


Start Your Journey to Joy and Balance Today!

Embarking on a wellness journey may feel challenging, but we're here to guide you every step of the way. Reach out to our dedicated team for a free consultation today, and let's embark on the path to a brighter future together.


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