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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.
October 19, 2017 will be the third year in which the third Thursday in October will be celebrated as Global Peer Supporters Celebration Day.
On Thursday, October 26, at 2pm CDT, the Peer Leadership Center will be hosting a live discussion chat on coping with overwhelming emotions.
Integrating peer support workers into traditional provider agencies can be a challenge, but it can be done.
Self-stigma is a common experience for many young adults who experience a mental health or substance use condition, or trauma, and impacts how they see themselves and the world. There are things we can do to reduce self-stigma in young adults and promote a positive self-concept grounded in wellness, recovery, and hope.