The Power of Peer Support

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Mental Health Association in Greensboro
301 E. Washington Street, Suite 111
Greensboro, NC 27401

Event Details

Peer support specialists play a unique role in mental health treatment. Through their own “lived experience, peer specialists offer hope and serve as models of recovery to people experiencing mental health challenges. This workshop answers questions such as: Why is peer support an effective model? What are current and future trends in peer support, both nationally and in North Carolina? Presenter Ron Mangum is well equipped to answer these questions: He has been managing the state’s peer support specialist program for the past nine years.

Facilitator: Ron Mangum, MA, LCAS, CAADC

Clinical Assistant Professor& Education Specialist, University North Carolina-Chapel Hill


Provider Academy 2015

A series of free workshops for all mental health and substance abuse providers and peer support specialists. Addiction counselors and peer support specialists receive 1.5 NCSAPPB General Skill Building Hours for each session.

Provider Academy will be held in the 2nd floor board room.



Bookings are closed for this event.