Become a Certified Peer Specialist

A Certified Peer Specialist is an individual who has received specialized training in using his or her own recovery story to help others. We encourage more African Americans in the Austin area to use their own experiences as persons in recovery to benefit others within their communities.

Via Hope, a grantee of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, offers a wide range of training for individuals in recovery from mental illness and their families, including peer specialist training.