Certified Peer Support Specialists:
A Certified Peer Support Specialist (CPSS) is an individual who has walked the road to mental health recovery and succeeded. They provide direct services to support others on their person centered recovery journey to achieve community inclusion and participation, independence, recovery and resiliency.
Peer Recovery Coaches:
A peer recovery coach is an individual who has walked the road to substance recovery and has succeeded. They serve as a guide to initiate, achieve and sustain long-term recovery from addiction including medication assisted, faith based, 12 step and other pathways to recovery. Recovery coaches provide connections in navigating recovery supportive systems and resources including professional and non-professional services.