Formerly known as CHEEERS
All of CHR' peer support programs are led by state certified Peer Support Specialists who understand the path to recovery but more importantly, the possibilities for the future. Our staff has personal experience with mental illness and/or substance abuse and we build strong supportive relationships with our participants. We even offer Peer Support Training, so our participants can move on to help others.
CHR' Peer Group Programs range from one-on-one mentoring to group classes. Our team has adopted and developed programs that specifically target the most relevant needs of our participants. We invite you to take a look at what CHR has to offer and decide what is right for you.
Our Peer Programs were all developed with our participants input. We hold monthly meetings inviting everyone to share in the discussion and bring new ideas to CHR. In addition, our Advisory Committee and many of our Board members are participants, ensuring that our facility and programs are continually serving and meeting everyone's needs. At CHR every voice is heard, making it more than just a place to go but a place that truly helps with recovery.
Roundtable is held each morning at CHR and offers an opportunity for participants to gather and address current events or to check in . Our Roundtable on Monday – Friday additionally offers an educational topic on a variety of issues that impact recovery. Our participants report that they very much enjoy Roundtable and starting the day at CHR in a gathering where they can meet with their peers, address any pressing issues, and prepare for their day.
Whole Health and Wellness (WHAM) is our wellness program that teaches individuals skills to better manage chronic physical health conditions, and mental illnesses and addictions to achieve whole health. Program participants develop individualized health plans and support each other in making healthy lifestyle changes.
Prep Skill Development classes and groups focus on relapse prevention, an important part of recovery. These groups address challenges one might face and provide participants with resources and sessions on a range of topics, including:
Peer Support Groups facilitate discussions that focus on helping participants learn tools for socialization, community integration, symptom management, dealing with grief, and having healthy relationships. These groups are educational, supportive and encourage connections through shared experiences. They include titles, such as:
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1950 West Heatherbrae Drive, Suite 5, Phoenix, Arizona 85015
Center for Health and Recovery