What is it like working as a Certified Peer Specialist?
Certified Peer Specialist in Snow Hill:
Pros: Everyday I come to work and know that I am making a difference. I know when I finish my day someone has had some form of change of thinking about addiction. Most of my coworkers are fantastic people and very supportive of me.
Certified Peer Specialist in Oak Ridge:
"Incredibly Rewarding, High Stress Level."
Pros: Working with Clients. Giving back to Help those that helped me.
Cons: It can be a very high stress level enviroment.
Certified Peer Specialist in Boulder:
"I get paid with satisfaction, not financial compensation."
Pros: It's amazing to work with such amazing minds and co-workers who truly want to help.
Cons: The pay SUCKS and no one could live on this salary.
Certified Peer Specialist in Brooklyn:
"I enjoy my career have been doing it for many years."
Pros: Sharing my life experience with other Veterans and letting them know that if I can make it, with my mental illness so can they.
Cons: The commute is to much at times.