FREE Training to Become a Peer Advocate

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Become a Peer Advocate today! 

Talking with someone who understands can make the world of difference for those with mental health challenges. Peer support is an evidence-based practice that is becoming more utilized because it works. Peers are role models, mentors and much more.

FREE certification training begins January 27, 2022
10:00am - 1:00pm
310 Main Street, Utica for 12 weeks, every Thursday
Limited openings
Youth Peer Advocate: 18-30 years old
Family Peer Advocates: 18+

Your life experience can help youth and families!

Connect, provide a safe space and one-on-one non-crisis support for clients to share their struggles, navigate mental health and other systems, celebrate successes and practice self-care. You build trust. You help individuals build their self-esteem and confidence, and help them take control of their lives.

We are holding two informational sessions in January for those who are interested and would like to learn more. Please sign up:

Zoom info session #1
Thursday, January 6, 12:00 noon

Zoom info session #2
Thursday, January 13, 5:00pm

Register for the 12-week training

For questions, please contact Jennifer Pedersen, Peer Support Program Manager 
(315) 731-2660 or


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