Peer Support Services: This is a recovery-oriented support service in which a Certified Peer Support Specialist utilizes his/her training, lived experience and experiential knowledge to mentor, guide, and coach consumers as he/she works to achieve self-identified recovery and resiliency goals.
Target Population: This recovery type focuses on consumers who are 18 or older and are motivated to work towards their recovery goals.
Family Support Services: Family Support Services provide assistance to caregivers who are caring for a child diagnosed with a mental health disorder, or coexisting mental health, developmental and/or substance use disorder by strengthening their role as parents through the provision of teaching and support services, and reducing the likelihood that the family and consumer will become isolated, disempowered, or disengaged. Services are provided by a certified family support partner who is a parent or adult caregiver and, through lived experience and specialized training, has acquired an understanding of another parent’s situation via the shared emotional and psychological challenges of raising a child with a mental health diagnosis.
Target Population: Consumers that are under the age of 18. Consumers must meet eligibility requirements identified through Optum Idaho, insurance provider or with private pay.