Peer Support

We walk alongside you on your recovery journey

Certified Peer Support Specialists with shared lived experiences guide and support individuals on their unique recovery journey. They assist individuals by modeling recovery values to encourage wellness and empower individuals to meet their goals.

What’s Provided:

  • Peer mentoring or coaching
  • Recovery resources
  • Recovery skill building
  • Community resources

What to Expect:

  • Increase in engagement
  • Support in developing recovery support system
  • Develop recovery support system
  • Increase knowledge and use of community resources
  • Develop/utilize wellness tools
  • Decrease in crisis service utilization and hospitalizations Increase community inclusion and self-esteem

How Does it Work?

We provide assistance through one-on-one scheduled services that promote recovery, self-determination, self-advocacy, engagement in self-care and wellness, and enhancement of community living skills.  We assist individuals with setting recovery goals, developing recovery action plans, and solving problems directly related to recovery such as:

  • Finding housing
  • Developing a natural support system
  • Finding new uses of spare time
  • Improving job skills


  • Services available in Wake, Durham, Johnston and Wilson counties
  • As of Jan 2024, now serving Cumberland and Harnett Counties.

More Information

  • Care for: Adults with mental health and/or substance use diagnosis
  • Ages: 18 & Up
  • Duration: Averages about one year
  • Insurances: Medicaid

Meet our Durham Peer Support Team! 

“Recovery for me is looking forward and not living in the shame and guilt anymore. Just keep looking forward.”



We’d love to connect with you! To schedule an appointment, please contact our Peer Support Program