Benefits of peer support!

Peer Support Specialists

Individuals who have significant life altering experience. The professionals at S.T.A.R. have a shared lived experience that makes them experts on supporting individuals with mental health, psychological trauma, or substance use concerns. Staff model living well with mental illness and encourage members to live their best life through skill building, monitoring goals, support and advocacy.

One on Ones

The recovery process is personal, and people gain confidence in themselves and trust in others at different times. Throughout your recovery, topics in group may trigger you or you may feel uncomfortable vocalizing in group situations. S.T.A.R. staff are available for one on ones with members who need more personalized attention.

Personalized Treatment and Recovery Plans

Members participate in goal setting and treatment plan process. Members will participate in surveys to determine needs, goals and desired outcomes of participation in the S.T.A.R. program. Members are encouraged to participate in groups and outings that will most benefit them on their unique path to recovery.