The Western Recovery Conference is by and for people in recovery, MH consumers, clients, and survivors. Presented by SHARE! and Peers Action 4 Change, the conference took place on March 9 and included over 400 attendees with more than 70 workshops.
Presenting "Peers of the Roundtable" was Lei Portugal Calloway, Peer Team Lead at Telecare AOT in Santa Ana. Participants shared their journey, successes, and challenges as they maneuver through their lives and careers. The 75-minute discussion included what's going on in our communities and within corporations and peer roles, giving and receiving support and brainstorming about the future of peer support.
Shown in the picture are also Jude Martinez (Peer Recovery Coach, TAO Central), Jorge Camacho (Peer Support Specialist, TAO North) and not shown, but taking the photo David Calloway (Housing Specialist, STEPS).