What is a Peer Support Specialist?
Peers are individuals with lived experience in recovery from substance use, problem gambling, mental health, and/or other/co-occurring challenges. They use their recovery experience to provide support and hope to individuals working through their own recovery.
Acronym: Certification boards (CB)s will be required to use the acronym PR (for instance, Certified Peer Recovery Specialist; Certified Peer Recovery Coach; Certified Peer Recovery Mentor)
Cost: Initial Certification: $165 Renewal: $100