Thu Oct 13, 8:30 AM - Fri Oct 14, 5:00 PM
330 E Main St Hendersonville, TN, 37075

Community: Nashville

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Introduction to Peer Support October 13-14, 2022 Hendersonville Free. It is easier to identify and communicate with someone who has lived through and survived some of the same events or experiences.

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Introduction to Peer Support (formally Peer Counseling) teaches participants how to give nonjudgmental, non-directive support to a peer that is provided by a peer instead of a mental health professional.

Findings consistently show that peer support reduces hospitalizations, use of professional services, increases knowledge and coping skills, self-esteem and confidence.

In addition, there is a greater sense of well-being and of being in control and stronger social networks and supports.
• It provides consumers an essential resource for recovery.

• It is easier to identify and communicate with someone who has lived through and survived some of the same events or experiences.

• People feel a sense of hope and inspiration from peers.

• It offers an opportunity for a person to achieve a greater level of independence and self-sufficiency through role modeling and encouragement by peers.

• Peer support is a powerful agent for change.

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