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Program Information
Program Name: National Association of Peer Specialists
Year the Program was Started: 2003
Public Contact Person: Steve Harrington
Address: 755 Alta Dale
Ada, MI 49301
Telephone #: 616-676-9230
Email Address: steveh@naops.org
Website URL: www.naops.org
Program Category: Peer Support
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $10,000-$40,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 10-20
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? Yes
Program Goals: To promote the use of peer specialists and peer support in mental health systems.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To promote the use of peer specialists and peer support in mental health systems.
Additional Information: Membership is $10 per year. Member benefits are quarterly newsletter and discounts on recovery products and conference fees.

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