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Media Contact: If you’re a member of the media looking for more information about the DBSA Peer Leadership Center and/or the emerging peer specialist workforce, please contact DBSA President, Allen Doederlein or DBSA Programs Team.

An Interview about the Value of Peer Specialist Work with Michael Merrill, VOA NVRS Manager/Platoon Sergeant and Veteran Peer Specialist

Michael is committed to utilizing his experience as a Veteran, his Veteran Peer Specialist Training, and his extensive work in the community with VOA to make a difference in the life of every Veteran.

Live Discussion Chat: Navigating Isolation & Loneliness

Disconnection from support and community is a real health threat, and it is all too common in our current culture.

View the recording of The Road to Recovery: Melding Physical & Mental Wellness

Recovery is a unique and individualized journey. It starts with first having hope that recovery is possible and builds upon setting and achieving personal goals.

Global Peer Supporters Celebration Day

October 19, 2017 will be the third year in which the third Thursday in October will be celebrated as Global Peer Supporters Celebration Day.

Live Discussion Chat: Coping with Overwhelming Emotions

On Thursday, October 26, at 2pm CDT, the Peer Leadership Center will be hosting a live discussion chat on coping with overwhelming emotions.