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October 26, 2023

Peer-support recovery community center: “A New Horizon” at Center for Human Services

A New Horizon’s focus is on peer support. This means the people who work there and are leading discussions have lived experience with substance use disorder.

Center for Human Services CEO Joan Hartman said peer support was determined to be a care gap in and of itself. She said there are essentially only 12-step programs in the area, which are not always favored.

“If it's not your pathway to recovery, there's really no support once you leave treatment, and you're just kind of on your own,” she said. “So what this community center does then, is [it] creates a place for people to be able to have ongoing support.”

Read the full article from WGLT here.