The peer support specialist program is composed of adults with lived experience with mental illness, recovery and resilience. Peer support specialists model recovery and help participants to identify personal strengths and set their own recovery goals. Services include assistance with keeping appointments, completing paperwork or acquiring benefits. Socialization opportunities include art and music activities, cooking classes and recreational activities. Peer support specialists may also help with employment searches, goal setting, housing and interpersonal/life skills development. For more information, call (541) 889-9167.