While addiction treatment programs are designed to help people overcome addiction, the main goal is to improve quality of life. Social interaction and peer support is a key component of a healthy recovery. Personal relationships, even with just one person, improve a person’s outlook and help them to develop a sense of motivation towards healing. Within CBP, Peer Support, Chaplains and additional support resources provide an opportunity for open communication and support towards building a path forward.
Additional options for peer support include trained substance misuse peer recovery coaches, who can help with navigating the path to long-term recovery. These coaches are also known as peer advocates, peer counselor, and peer mentors. All refer to a one-on-one relationship in which someone with more recovery experience encourages, motivates, and supports a peer in establishing or strengthening recovery.
CBP offers numerous resources and programs to help balance the demands of life, cope with stress, and increase well-being:
- Chaplain or Peer Support Member
- Veteran Support Field Coordinator
- Employee Assistance Program (password CBPEAP)
- Chat with Counselor (Online)
- Text Tess chatbot at 442-245-8065
- Call 800-755-7002
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