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Online and Telephone Peer Support in Westchester Co. and Beyond

Friday, March 27, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michelle Schleibaum
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The Office of Alumni Engagement continues to wish you and your families well during these unprecedented times. We understand that everyone is facing their own unique challenges and we are working to provide resources to you and your family as they become available to us. The information below lists services for those who may be looking for peer support to navigate these uncertain times. This list was compiled by the Westchester County Dept. of Community Mental Health. Please note these are just some of the many organizations providing these supports and there may be others in your local area who can assista as well.

The Mental Health Empowerment Center/RISE Center- extended hours for MHEP Peer Support line  and 24/7 warmline, online peer support meetings


Westchester Independent Living Center - online gatherings for mutual peer support and discussion



National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of NYC-Metro -  online peer support groups


Academy of Peer Services Virtual Learning Community – online support for peer support providers; other educational and peer networking groups and webinars


Western Massachusetts Recovery Learning Community - online Alternatives to Suicide, Hearing Voices  and other support and discussion groups