Mental Health and Addiction Program Peer Support Council
West 5th Campus, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

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This council consists of in, out and ex-patients of St. Joseph's Mental Health and Addiction program. Council members sit on committees within and outside the hospital setting. It provides individuals a vehicle to provide input in to policy and program change. It provides support opportunities for individuals to access information, education and support regarding choices, self advocacy, peer support and political awareness.

Peer support groups of the Mental Health and Addiction Program include:

- Open Peer Support Group

- Family Support Group

- Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA)

- Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)

- Family Orientation


Age 18 years and older; In, out and ex-patients of St. Joseph’s Mental Health and Addiction Program


Contact for information




Fully Accessible


English; Interpretive Services

Primary Contact Person

Fiona Wilson, Peer Support Facilitator

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit