Libraries for Health

What is Peer Support?

Peer Support links people who have similar lived experience around mental health and/or substance use struggles. People with common struggles are able to share knowledge and experiences in a unique way.

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.

Start a confidential conversation about recovery, wellness, and resilience with your Peer Support Specialist.

Mary Johnson
Phone: (512) 843-2455
Email: librariesforhealthmary@gmail.com