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PEER Voices Podcast focuses on information valuable for peers in the state of Ohio -- and beyond. Hosted by peers with information designed for peers, tune in biweekly to learn more.

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PEER Voices Podcast focuses on information valuable for peers in the state of Ohio -- and beyond. Hosted by peers with information designed for peers, tune in biweekly to learn more.

    Revisiting Services at Your Workplace

    Revisiting Services at Your Workplace

    Our last show discussed the pros and cons of peer recovery supporters receiving services from the place where they work. Turns out that our hosts, Juliet C. Dorris-Williams and Gabe Howard, have more to say! Listen in as they continue the discussion.

    How much of the refusal to access services is stigma? Are we stigmatizing ourselves? Is your employer on your side? Do you distrust your agency? How do you know when your worries are justified? We talk about all that and more!

    • 23 Min.
    Should You Receive Services at Your Workplace?

    Should You Receive Services at Your Workplace?

    Should peer recovery supporters receive services from the place where they work? Or is it better to go elsewhere? This common question doesn’t have a straightforward answer. You trust the quality of your agency, but do you trust the discretion of your co-workers? 

    Join our hosts, Juliet C. Dorris-Williams and Gabe Howard, as they discuss the pros and cons of getting treatment close to home. Plus learn about your options and legal rights if there is a problem.

    • 21 Min.
    Over a Decade of Peer Support: TPC’s AD Reminisces

    Over a Decade of Peer Support: TPC’s AD Reminisces

    On this episode of PEER Voices, our hosts, Juliet C. Dorris-Williams and Gabe Howard, are joined by TPC’s Assistant Director, Deidra James. Deidra has been with The PEER Center since its founding, and is a critical component of the agency’s success.

    Deidra’s cheerfulness, enthusiasm, and sunny disposition can make our difficult work feel easier. Listen in as Deidra explains her role at TPC, shares some of her fondest memories, and tells us how stress can be a necessary part of growth.

    • 27 Min.
    RecoveryOhio Advisory Council’s Initial Report

    RecoveryOhio Advisory Council’s Initial Report

    On today’s show, Juliet talks about her experiences at meetings and with other members, as well as explains some of what RecoveryOhio means for the peer community. Listen now for more info about this exciting new initiative.

    • 21 Min.
    Support Groups: Tips and tricks for successful facilitators

    Support Groups: Tips and tricks for successful facilitators

    Facilitating a support group is a lot of pressure. Standing in front of a room full of people who are looking to you for answers is nerve-racking. Our hosts, Juliet Dorris-Williams and Gabe Howard have been there! On this episode of PEER Voices, they share the knowledge and experience gained through guiding hundreds of peer groups. Whether you are a seasoned leader or just starting out, Juliet and Gabe can help you be more relaxed, more engaging, and offer better support to our peers.

    • 25 Min.
    Are You a New Boss?: How to successfully manage peer recovery supporters.

    Are You a New Boss?: How to successfully manage peer recovery supporters.

    Everyone has had a bad boss. But what can you do about it? How do you balance the needs of the employee vs. the agency? And what are supervisors looking for in new hires?

    Join our hosts, Juliet C. Dorris-Williams and Gabe Howard, as they interview Susan Steed, a certified peer recovery supporter and program manager at The PEER Center.

    • 19 Min.

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