Rural Peer Support Fundamentals Training

Igniting Change in Your Rural Communities

If you are a changemaker who is passionate about helping others, our Peer Support Fundamentals Training will equip you with the tools to become a leader in your rural community. Offered in partnership with Sara Riel Inc., this training is designed to empower rural residents to becomepeer support facilitators and eradicate mental health stigma. Throughout this training, you will learn how to deliver effective peer support and start your own peer support program. You will also discover new strategies to care for your mental health.

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Rural Peer Support Fundamentals Training

Rural residents are often burdened with more stigma than those living in urban areas. In our training, you will learn valuable skills that enable you to combat this stigma and provide effective mental health support to people in your community.

By the end of the sessions, you will be equipped to:

- Apply peer support skills in one-on-one and group settings
- Help others by sharing your personal experiences
- Facilitate your own peer support groups
- Practice self-care and prioritize your mental wellness

Why Participate?

Our Peer Support Fundamentals Training helps rural residents create a safe, inclusive environment for individuals with mental health challenges and reduce the stigma around mental illness. In addition, sessions are led by experts who have firsthand experience with mental health challenges and understand the unique aspects of rural living and working in agriculture. Our training provides an encouraging and empathetic learning environment and is held virtually for your convenience.

Join us in eradicating stigma in rural areas and providing support to those who need it most!

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