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Agency Biography

Emotional Health Association, dba SHARE! the Self-Help And Recovery Exchange (SHARE!) is a peer-run agency providing effective peer services since 1993 with more than 5,000 visits per month prior to Covid. SHARE!’s evidence-based, innovative training is focused on improving outcomes for the people we serve. SHARE! operates two peer-run Wellness Centers, a peer respite and SHARE! Collaborative Housing, in which where people with behavioral health issues support each other in family living. SHARE! empowers people to change their own lives and provides them a loving, safe, non-judgmental place where they can find community, information and support. All of SHARE!’s staff are in recovery from mental health/substance use concerns. Many are also parents, family members and caregivers of people with mental health/substance use concerns.

SHARE! will be training this summer at in person at SHARE! Culver City on Friday & Saturday on five alternating weekends (July 7 & 8, July 21 & 22, Aug. 4 & 5, Aug. 18 & 19, Sept. 1 & 2, 2023). Six hours of training will be offered each day. In addition, participants will complete 20 hours of online modules.

Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification Training Schedule

Training Method:  In-person, Hybrid and Online

Training Modality:  Cohort

Registration Dates: Ongoing

Class Start Dates:

– Los Angeles: Tuesday, March 14 – Thursday May 4, 2023

– Culver City: Fridays & Saturdays – July 7, 2023

Training Hours Available:

– 9:00 am to 11:30 am
– 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
– 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

In addition, participants must complete 20 hours of self-guided online modules, attend 20 self-help support groups and complete assignments and field work or internship.

Registration Capacity: 35 per cohort

Link to register for classes:

Contact Information:     
Libby Hartigan
Phone: 310-305-8878 (Mon.-Fri from 1 to 6 pm)
Email: [email protected]