Franklin County Peer Support Services
Our Peers help clients engage with appropriate services for their needs and situation, including engaging with local community resources, connecting with treatment providers, and help enrolling in Medication-Assisted Treatment programs.
To connect with a peer specialist and other resources for help with substance use disorder in Franklin County, fill out the contact form and a member of our CPS team will be in touch as soon as possible.
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GuideEd provides a supportive environment for teens and their families that enhance.
Our passion is empowering people to make positive life changes.
We do this through connections between people and community resources. Peer Support services can effectively extend the reach of treatment beyond the clinical setting into the everyday environment of
those seeking a successful, sustained recovery process.
Certified Peer Specialists are people who have been successful in the recovery process who help others experiencing similar situations. Through shared understanding, respect, and mutual empowerment, peer support workers help people become and stay engaged in the recovery process and reduce the likelihood of recurrence. The role of Peer is to:
- Advocate for people in recovery
- Share resources and building skills
- Reduce substance use
- Inspire hope that people can and do recover
- Mentor and help set goals