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We are excited to announce the addition of a new position! Applications are currently being accepted for a Peer Recovery Specialist. The Peer Recovery Specialist is expected to provide information on mental health and social services in Wood County and surrounding areas. This person will seek information and guide individuals to appropriate services, facilities and programming as well as provide support, education, and advocacy for families and individuals affected by mental illness.

In addition to free classes and support groups open to all community members who live with or care about someone dealing with mental illness, NAMI Wood County also provides community education opportunities and hosts year-round awareness events. NAMI’s mission is to provide help and hope, to individuals affected by mental illness. The Peer Recovery Specialist will connect peers to resources in Wood County, cultivate relationships with peers in recovery throughout the community, and sustain relationships with peer run operations and gatherings.

To apply, please visit the Center for Nonprofit Resources at Interviews will take place during the last week of November. For more information on NAMI Wood County and its programs visit the organization’s website For more information on this position you can call the office at 419-352-0626, or email