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*****The discussion will be held via Zoom Video Conferencing, links will be shared the day before the event*********

Moderator: Nieisha Deed, A Mental Health Advocate with lived Experience, A Public Speaker unafraid to speak authenically, and the Founder of PureSpark "Helping you find your spark in the darkness"


What is a peer Support Group?

A Peer Support is a group of supportive peers typically led by someone who has a close relationship with the group topic. Peer support by PureSpark is looking to support:

-peers that may currently be living with a mental illness,
-peers that have a loved one who is living with a mental illness,
-peers that have experienced symptoms of a mental mental illness in the past,
-peers that maybe experiencing “unfavorable” emotions/feelings during a stressful time (i.e. COVID-19).

Examples of Unfavorable Emotions/Feelings:

-Loneliness

-Grief

-Anger

-Irritability

-Uncertainty

-Sadness

**its okay to feel your feelings (Favorable and Unfavorable)!


Stressful times:

-On the job Stress

-Loss of job

-Loss of a loved one

-Divorce

-Breakup

-Abuse

-Covid-19


What we hope to provide:

-Resources/Guest Speakers

-A safe space

-Support

-Listening Ear(s)

-Compassion

-Sympathy

-Empathy


What we do not provide:

-Clinical Therapy

-Emergency Services

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