The purpose of a peer support team is to aid a co-worker during times of both professional and personal crisis through the use of specially trained volunteer peers. Peer support is a vital component of maintaining health and wellness in a agency. By empowering colleagues to support affected co-workers through specialized training, a department is creating an environment built around prevention, intervention and breaking the negative stigma commonly associated with seeking treatment.
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