THE HEALING POWER OF FRIENDSHIP
We believe that the healing power of friendship – of just one caring friend – is life changing for an individual striving for mental wellness. With your help, Compeer provides good mental health through meaningful relationships.
THE COMPEER APPROACH TO MENTAL HEALTH
- One-on-One Volunteers: The only program of its kind focused on mental health, our one-on-one volunteers are matched with youth, adults, older adults, and veterans for a one-year commitment. Click here to learn more about becoming a volunteer. Click here to learn about referring a client.
- Group Mentoring: Offered to matched friends and clients waiting to be matched, free group activities provide opportunities to get to know one another, reduce isolation, and improve socialization. Click here to view upcoming group mentoring activities.
- Compeer Leaders: Serving middle & high school students with mental health challenges, who present risky or negative behaviors which contribute to academic failure and classroom disruption. Students meet weekly in small-group and one-on-one settings. Click here to learn more.
- Mental Health First Aid: Teaching the community how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This training provides the skills needed to reach out, offer help, and support someone who may be experiencing a crisis. Click here to learn more and join the next training.
Purpose Statement: Promoting good mental health through meaningful friendships.
Values: Respect • Trust • Hope • Support • Empowerment