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.
Peer Support Specialists are people living in recovery with mental illness and / or substance use disorder and who provide support to others whom can benefit from their lived experiences. The North Carolina Certified Peer Support Specialist Program provides acknowledgment that the peer has met a set of requirements necessary to provide support to individuals with mental health or substance use disorder.
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.