Make a difference and volunteer in Tahoe Truckee with Spirit Peer Empowerment Center |

Make a difference and volunteer in Tahoe Truckee with Spirit Peer Empowerment Center

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TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Join Spirit Peer Empowerment Center of Truckee, a peer counseling program to assist with lifeand#8217;s challenges, Friday, Dec. 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Spirit Empowerment Center can teach you how to assist mental health professionals in our community to offer advocacy and empowerment skills to community members. Share your time and your life experience in a way that benefits clients and builds community strength. Training to become a peer counselor, help establish a local emergency assistance coalition, assist in developing a program for homeless clients and provide outreach to under served community members. You can make a difference!

For community service providers

Discover what Spirit Peer Empowerment Center offers community members and share views on unmet community service needs. Learn how peer counselors can fill the gap in services and provide ongoing support to mental health service providers.

Together the community can:

and#8226; Build healthy relationships among clients and service providers

and#8226; Teach our clients effective, strength-based communication skills

and#8226; Reduce incarceration and psychiatric hospitalizations

and#8226; Assist clients in establishing healthy life skills

For more information please call 530-274-1431, or e-mail

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