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Six reasons to attend a support group

While going to a group might seem uncomfortable, unnecessary, or something for “those people”, have you been to a group? Not all groups are alike, facilitated by the same people, 12-step, nor require participation from persons in the group. It can take going to a group more than once or even to more than one [...]

By | 2018-01-11T14:21:26+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Model the way of Recovery

How does one model the way of recovery? This differs from person to person. Often, the term is used to describe individuals who set standards, apply skillsets in diverse environments to make the most out of life on their recovery journey, while holding themselves accountable for their actions. This is accomplished and demonstrated by making [...]

By | 2017-11-20T01:43:19+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Recovery|0 Comments

5 Awesome Recovery Toolbox Items

What supportive items are in your recovery toolbox?  As we grow in our recovery, we add specific tools (skills) to our boxes.  Below is a list of items geared to have supportive purposes to add to your toolbox. 5. Volunteering Volunteering offers socialization, community, and skillset building, as well as a strong feeling of doing [...]

By | 2017-11-20T03:14:54+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Recovery|0 Comments

Why Celebrating Recovery Publicly Matters

I used to think I was alone, that no one cared. This was supported by when I screwed up, everyone pointed it out. When I excelled well beyond their expectations, I got silence! In fact, it was as if nobody cared by the amount of success I’d worked so hard to achieve. Suddenly, my SUCCESSwas TOP SECRET! [...]

By | 2017-11-21T02:08:31+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Recovery|0 Comments

What is The P.E.E.R. Center and PEERdance?

Simply put, The PEER Center is a consumer operated drop-in center for people living with mental illness, addiction, and/or trauma. We operate two centers in Columbus, Ohio, and are open 365 days a year. All of our services are free. The "PEER" in PEER Center is an acronym for Peers Enriching Each others' Recovery. We provide a safe [...]

By | 2017-11-22T18:32:10+00:00 April 17th, 2016|PEER Center|0 Comments

The PEER Center’s 2015 Top 10 List

2015 was a great year for all of us at The PEER Center. Here are the top ten things we accomplished: 10. Launched New Website The PEER Center has refreshed its website and blog for 2015. All the new features can be found by visiting us online at 9. Social Media Growth of Over 30% [...]

By | 2017-11-22T18:32:41+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|PEER Center|0 Comments

PEERhugs Project

It’s that time of year again!  All the leaves are off the trees, the weather suddenly got much colder, and every store is filled with decorations and twinkling lights.  The holidays are here - and that means PEERhugs is back. What is PEERhugs?  PEERhugs is The PEER Center’s annual holiday program to distribute care packages [...]

By | 2017-11-28T21:48:57+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|PEER Center|0 Comments

We Are Too Different to Learn From Each Other

It’s not uncommon to be intimidated or even frightened at the thought of attending a support group. Opening up in a room full of strangers takes courage. The value of connecting with other people cannot be understated, and you might be surprised who you can learn from along the way. Sharing experiences and being a [...]

By | 2017-11-28T21:40:56+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|PEER Center|0 Comments

What to Expect When You Visit The P.E.E.R. Center

According to our website, “The P.E.E.R. Center is a drop-in wellness, recovery, and support center. Our mission is to provide a safe place where individuals receive respect, encouragement, and hope that supports and strengthens their recovery in mental health, addictions, and trauma.” Sounds good, right? But if you have never been here, you might be wondering [...]

By | 2017-11-28T22:10:39+00:00 February 9th, 2015|PEER Center|0 Comments

Music, Art, and Healing at The P.E.E.R Center

Volunteer Spotlight: Singer Priscilla Woodson The P.E.E.R. Center is very fortunate to have an amazing community of people who support us. Whether by donating money, volunteering time, or providing needed supplies (like coffee), these kind, caring people support us on a daily basis. One of those people is Priscilla Woodson, a local recording artist, singer, [...]

By | 2017-11-28T21:53:15+00:00 January 26th, 2015|music and art, PEER Center|0 Comments