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What is a peer support specialist?

“A Peer Recovery Support Specialist is an occupational title for a person who has progressed in their own recovery from alcohol or other drug abuse or mental disorder and is willing to self-identify as a peer and work to assist other individuals with chemical dependency or a mental disorder. Because of their life experience, such persons have expertise that professional training cannot replicate” (wikipedia,

Peer support specialist at Deschutes County Behavioral Health

Patricia Von Riedl, Peer Support Specialist

Alisa Anguiano, Peer Support Specialist