Organization Trained Peer Supporter
Everyone is welcome here! I hope to provide a safe space where people from all walks of life can feel safe and HEARD!
Hi everyone! I am a trained Peer Support Specialist living with depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I was trained in Los Angeles by Project Return Peer Support Network. My training included certifications in Mental Health First Aid, Suicide Prevention, Motivational Interviewing, and Group Facilitation. I was diagnosed with major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and PTSD as mentioned above. I am living, working, and recovering with my diagnosis every day. I am here to support you in whatever ways you need, whether that be being a listening ear or sharing a laugh to help lighten your day. I am eager to meet and connect with you!
My Recovery StoryAfter years of being in denial, I finally reached out for help and it has helped me learn how to navigate life with my diagnosis. I have worked with my therapist and my support system to learn how to function in society and overcome any obstacles that come my way. I now work as a case manager and go to school full time to become a counselor. I have utilized coping skills and self-care strategies to help me overcome even the darkest of days. I am ready to use my story to help others see that it can and it will get better.
My Motivation To HelpWhat motivates me to be a peer supporter is living through this journey myself. This journey to recovery can be difficult, especially if you don't have a support system around you. Sometimes all you need is someone to listen, I am all ears! Asking for help is hard, but when you're ready, just know this space is safe and ready for your story when you're ready to share it.
DASS (Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Support)
support for DAS; depression, anxiety, and stress. because DAS no fun. Here to provide a safe space to talk, vent, and support each other through the struggles faced every day. Hoping to be able to find laughter and hope within the struggle as well. Everyone is welcome!