Alcohol and Drug Studies Peer Mentor - Certificate of Specialization

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a peer provider (e.g., certified peer specialist, peer support specialist, recovery coach) is a person who uses his or her "lived experience" of recovery from mental illness and/or addiction, plus skills learned in formal training, to deliver services in behavioral health settings to promote mind-body recovery and resiliency. The ADS Peer Mentor Certificate is designed to provide the foundation for students to successfully complete the CCAPP (California Consortium of Addiction Professionals and Programs) Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) certificatio