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Integrating Peer Support With Integrity

Description: There is a growing body of evidence for the effectiveness of peer support in recovery. Peers bring experiential expertise that can help shape the mental health system and provide a valued, recovery-oriented, community based approach to services and supports. Join the Ontario Peer Development Initiative to learn more about the crucial role peer support plays in the continuum of recovery, and how programs can incorporate it with integrity.

Guest Speakers:

  • Deb Sherman, Executive Director, Ontario Peer Development Initiative
  • Allan Strong SSW, RSSW, Team Lead, Skills For Safer Living Self Help, CMHA Waterloo Wellington

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