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Peer Support for Mental Health & Substance Use Issues

  • Peer support is unique because it fosters values including self-determination and equality, mutuality and empathy, recovery and hope. Discover insights from people who have lived similar experiences and relate it to your experience and that of loved ones. In partnership with The Krasman Centre. Session is hosted live on Zoom. Register on Eventbrite.

    Susan Dobson has had a long-standing passion and interest in addressing issues of social justice. Susan brings a unique perspective to her work, as a person with lived experiences of mental distress as well as a person with lived experience as a family supporter of someone with experiences of mental distress. Susan has been working in the social services field in York Region for more than 15 years; most notably in the violence against women sector as well as the mental health and addictions sector.

    Trained as a Peer Supporter in 2011, Susan has been the Executive Director for the Krasman Centre for the last 8 years.

 

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