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“Recovery Stories: Coping with Covid-19” – August

As news of this virus began to spread, my anxiety did increase a bit. I have a family to worry about and underlying health conditions. Fueled in part by the massive amount of news coming in, I quickly stopped the news watching, and daily briefs. I limited my contact with the outside world. There was a [...]

By |2021-02-22T21:30:49+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Ways to Support Someone in Need

Listen – Active listening is crucial to understanding what help is needed. Ask yourself: Is this person in danger or in crisis? Is this person a threat to themselves or others? Is this person wanting something specific?   If the answer is yes to A or B, call 911 or get the person to the [...]

By |2018-09-20T20:36:38+00:00September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why is coffee important to The PEER Center?

Coffee is a drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, which are ground and then brewed with near-boiling water to produce the beverage we all know – and many of us worship -- known by names like cup of joe or java. However, at The PEER Center, a cup of coffee is much more than the dictionary definition above. [...]

By |2018-09-10T14:43:09+00:00September 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PEERdance & Walk 2018 Was a HUGE Success

The chance of rain could not stop what would become a record-breaking event in The PEER Center’s history. Moreover, it did not stop the celebration of recovery. Our community responded overwhelmingly as the 5th Annual PEERdance & Walk fundraiser topped out at $20,403, coming within $100 of doubling last years’ efforts! Fundraising wasn’t the only [...]

By |2018-09-07T13:46:36+00:00September 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The PEER Center top 10 of 2017!

2017 was a record setting year. Below is our 2017 Top 10 accomplishments for The PEER Center.   #10 Celebrated the 4th Annual PEERdance & Walk event with music and entertainment provided by: DJ Michael Porter, The WellJam Experience, and The PEER Center’s Wellness Wobble dancers. The event featured exhibitors, awards, and The PEER Center’s [...]

By |2018-03-23T16:22:15+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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+00:00January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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