Other Than Peer-Support Officers, What Other Mental Health Professionals Can Assist Emergency Personnel?
Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) is enriched by the lived experiences of people in recovery, who play key roles in BRSS TACS project leadership, development, and implementation.Peer support workers may need to develop additional core competencies to provide services to specific groups who also share common experiences, such as family members. The shared experience of being in recovery from a mental health and/or substance use condition or being a family member is the foundation on which the peer recovery support relationship is built in the behavioral health arena.
By expressing the feelings associated with our experiences, we help each other heal. In providing an environment that is confidential, safe, and accepting.
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