Peer Support Training

Support and guidance provided by fellow Veterans with their own lived experience can help lead peers on a path to recovery.


  • encouraging and motivating peers by instilling hope & providing social support.
  • acting as an advocate and a role model, using their own recovery experiences.
  • helping to build confidence and self-esteem.
  • creating opportunities for growth and positive change.
  • Create specific recovery goals to help keep Veterans invested in their recovery.
  • Link Veterans with available resources and services that can help their personal recovery.
  • Maintain regular contact with peer Veterans and help them work through barriers that may arise.
  • Provide ideas and strategies on how to achieve and sustain recovery.