Our training

Our 8-week peer support training—which was designed according to national standards and includes over 80 hours of live webinars, self-paced modules, and peer-to-peer practice—teaches young people who have experience with mental health struggles and are now in recovery how to best support teens and young adults experiencing similar challenges.

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Supported by doctors and peer support leaders

Peers.net is a service provided by Flourish Labs, a healthcare company led by pediatrician Dr. Kim Newell Green, peer support leader Ally Linfoot, and technologist Obi Felten. Our leadership team has over 25 years of experience working in the mental health, tech, and peer support spaces.

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You’re safe with us. We’re supported by a team of experienced peer leaders and clinical professionals who are always available to give us feedback or provide immediate backup if needed.

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Trained to meet national standards

Our training curriculum covers the exact skills and strategies laid out by SAMHSA in their national model for peer support certification, including techniques for de-escalating conflicts and responding to expressions of distress.

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Interested in becoming a peer support specialist with Peers.net?

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