Peer Support Services - Northeast Counseling Services Hazleton
Northeast Counseling Hazleton
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PA 211 North East - PA 211 North East
Description of Service
Certified Peer Specialists serve adults 18 years and older who have a serious mental illness and have a moderate to serve functional impairment that interferes with or limits performance in at least one of the following areas: educational, social, vocational or self-maintenance. Services are provided by individuals who have experienced mental illness first-hand. A Certified Peer Specialist is someone who is grounded in their recovery and has gone through specialized training and testing to earn their certification.They are especially qualified to inspire hope and provide unique support to individuals receiving mental health services because of their life experience with mental illness and mental health services.