WellSurgent is a peer-operated North Carolina nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people with mental and substance use disorders. Through collaboration, education and training, WellSurgent provides peers, family members, and community support services the tools to live healthy, reduce stigma, and strengthen communities.
The Wellness Recovery Action Plan or WRAP®, is a self-designed prevention and wellness process that anyone can use to get well, stay well and make their life the way they want it to be.
Professional development will focus on effectively building PSS skills, including motivational strategies and techniques, problem solving, and critical thinking. Attendees will receive training to enhance their employment opportunities and navigate the responsibilities of a Peer Support Specialist.
Partnering with other community, peer-operated and faith-based organizations to develop a strong network and create communication channels to reach those in need of the tools and resources that these evidence-based, peer support trainings and groups can provide.