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Program Name: Peer Support and Wellness Center
Agency Name: Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network
Year the Program was Started: 2007
Public Contact Person: Jayme Lynch
Address: 444 Sycamore Drive
Decatur, GA 30030
Telephone #: 404-422-5926
Fax #: 404-371-1404
Email Address: jayme@gmhcn.org
Website URL: gmhcn.org/wellnesscenter/
Program Category: Crisis Prevention/Respite, Peer Support, Other
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $200,000-$400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 3-5
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: None
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: Program brochure, Website, Other
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To provide a peer-run alternative to traditional mental health services through Wellness Activities, Respite, and a 24/7 Warm Line
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: EMSTAR Research evaluates and reports twice a year by collecting data from our Evaluation/Feedback form (Satisfaction Survey). Results are posted on our website.
Program Mission Statement: We are a project of the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (gmhcn.org) and we currently do not have a mission statement separate from our parent organization
Additional Information: We are trauma-informed, and our values lie in the "Intentional Peer Support" training by Shery Mead Consulting

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