Voicing lived experience...Generating mental health wellness through community, policy, training and peer support
It is with great sadness that we share the news of Angelique Sobers unexpected death last week. Information about services in Rhode Island in our calendar (Thursday wake and Friday funeral).
More about Angel’s passion, contributions as long-time Board Vice President and Member
Angelique’s Obituary and contributions toward her memorial fund.
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Thanks to our growing list of 5K Flight sponsors: ABH, Advocates, BayCove, Beth Israel, CHD…
Sponsor, donate or join the Peer Run/Walk for Mental Wellness on September 27!
The Transformation Center is hiring a full time CPS Program Assistant. MetroSuburban RLC is hiring part time Peer Bridgers in Worcester and Tewksbury.
More openings around the state at
Peer Worker Jobs page.
Join us at the Ricki Silvia Gym, Taunton State Hospital Southeast Community Voice Gathering 8-11-15 flyer
registration still open for the first of six 2015 Community Voice Gatherings!
Save-the-date for our 4th
Annual 5K Run/Walk/Move for Wellness.
Jamaica Pond, MA
at “MA Peer Professional Workforce Development Guidelines” Transcom
Featuring a 2 page introduction to
who the mental health and substance use peer workforce includes, what makes peer worker unique and the importance of mutually, ethics and supervision.
Includes charts outlining stages of development and training for the workforce in Massachusetts.
Thanks to everyone for your commitment and passion every day at the grassroots and at our celebration June 4, 2015.
Special appreciation to keynote speaker Congressman Barney Frank and to our award winners:
Ally Award to State Representative Ruth Balser
Ox Award to Marina Colonas
Inspirational Journey Awards to Robert Ortiz, Caroline White and Zoebeida Madrero.
Save the Date! May 13, 2015 “Celebrating the Young Adult Mental Health Workforce” Holiday Inn, Marlboro, MA Register by May 6.
April 15 new deadline to apply for the Deaf Certified Peer Support Specialist training Application PDF and Word
Information about the training May 4-9, 2015 on
The Deaf CPSS Training is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or deaf blind who have had a mental health diagnosis or serious emotional suffering or crisis that has disrupted their life. A CPSS student has figured out how to care for themselves and uses resources and supports to have a good life. The training teaches people how to use that experience to support others who are struggling.
Features Recovery Learning Community rally and advocacy to protect the budget.