Peer Support Services provides men, women and young adults with peer specialists who have experienced some of the same challenges they are facing. Our peer support services are based on trust and focus on living with mental health or substance abuse disorders rather than being overcome by them. Peer specialists “who have been there, done that” mentor individuals on self-care and resiliency skills, setting achievable goals, building on personal strengths and making informed decisions. The focus is on independence – regaining control of their lives. Peer supports are provided throughout our Programs in Pennsylvania. In addition to Peer Support Services, Horizon House offers a Certified Peer Specialist Service in which peer specialists receive specialized training and are certified.
Locations: PA: Chester County; Philadelphia and Delaware Counties (Certified Specialists)
Additional Information: Philadelphia County: Community Behavioral Health (CBH), phone: 1-888-545-2600; Delaware County: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Assessor, phone: 610-497-7379
Crossroads Recovery Center
Crossroads is a peer run center where individuals with mental health needs, substance abuse/addiction or homelessness gather in a safe, comfortable and supported environment. Individuals participate in social, recreational, and educational activities and a variety of support groups.
Location: PA: Chester County
Additional Information: Call Community Crossroads, phone: 610-918-4907, ext. 150