During this Covid-19 pandemic many of us are trying to adjust to a new routine. This can be difficult when the things we do to stay well and connected to others aren’t available in the same way.
Peer to Peer Connections is a telephone support program currently being offered to adults living in Passaic County who are in recovery from a mental health condition. Individuals with a mental health condition, who are also coping with substance abuse, are eligible for this free service.
How does it work? Trained Peer Support workers, individuals also in recovery from a mental health condition, can offer regularly scheduled telephone support calls that are based on a mutually developed support plan.
Types of support offered can include: Wellness and Recovery tools, Coping Skills, Maintaining Sobriety, Using the Internet for Virtual Groups and Activities, Boredom Busters, Creative Expression, Strategies to stay well,Relaxation and Stress Reduction exercises, friendly conversation and many others.
Peer to Peer Support Connections is a non crisis telephone support opportunity offered through our Peer Outreach Support Team and Community Outreach Program.
For more details, please email Dennise Babin at DBabin@mhapassaic.org or call 973-478-4444 ext. 117.