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The Library is fortunate to have received a grant from St. David’s Foundation for mental health and wellness!

Alina Aponte is the Mental Wellness Peer Support Specialist.

Contact Information for Ailana Aponte - Jarrell Library Mental Wellness Peer Support Specialist

Peer Support links people who have similar lived experiences around mental health and/or substance use struggles. People with common struggles can uniquely share knowledge and experiences.

For more information: https://stdavidsfoundation.org/news-and-stories/reimagining-mental-health-care-delivery-through-public-libraries/

Peer Support Specialists

A Peer Support Specialist is someone who has been trained to use their lived experience with mental health and/or substance use struggles to support others in finding their own path to wellness and recovery.

Office Hours:

  • Tuesday 10:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Wednesday 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am-2:00 pm