Reducing Negative Attitudes Faced by Peer Support Staff

Date: March 18, 2019
Time to read: less than a 1 minute.

Peer support staff are individuals in recovery from a mental illness and/or substance use condition who have leveraged their lived experience to assist others in recovery.  One challenge peer support staff may face on the job is a lack of acceptance and underlying stigma from their colleagues.  This video and accompanying tip sheet provides guidance for how to reduce these negative attitudes and effectively integrate peer support staff into your organization.

Video produced by RaffertyWeiss Media