Strength In Peers is an organization of individuals who have experience overcoming substance abuse and mental health problems. We provide peer support to others who are working toward their recovery.

News & Events

Spotlight: Jade Hoover

Peer Perspectives continues our blog series showcasing the good work being done by Strength In Peers staff members and volunteers. This month, we interviewed Jade Hoover. Hoover is a student volunteer who helped our staff distribute over 25 flyers and 200 handout packets throughout Stonewall Jackson High School related to the “Spring Out Of Stress!” campaign. In honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month, the campaign offers information on how to recognize signs and symptoms of stress and develop healthy coping skills.

Read more

An Open Letter About Stress

By: Samantha Bryant

While helping to develop the “Spring Out of Stress!” campaign, I had one aim in mind – if the campaign reached one student and offered them a brief moment of reflection, then it was all worth it. The subject of academic stress is one that is close to me. As a graduate student, I have experienced both good and bad academic stress and have watched my colleagues go through the all too familiar and emotional waves – from elation to hopelessness in the time it takes to walk out of the room and refill a cup of coffee.

Read more

May 2017

Alcohol & Substance Abuse Recovery  05/28/2017
Location: Family Promise of Shenandoah County
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Alcohol & Substance Abuse Recovery  05/29/2017
Location: Family Promise of Shenandoah County
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

All events