Compeer ® - Companionship with Peers

Compeer Mission:

Volunteers helping people return to happier, more productive lives by forming supportive friendships with those who are socially isolated and recovering from mental health challenges.

Compeer Works:

  • It increases independence in daily living
  • It increases self-esteem and self-confidence
  • It helps reduce loneliness and isolation

Compeer  Match:

A mentoring program matching adult volunteers with persons experiencing mental health challenges. These one-to-one friendships reduce social isolation and foster independence.

Compeer Circle:

Group activities for those persons waiting for a Compeer Match. Activities reduce loneliness and increase social skills.

Compeer Links:

MHA is an affiliate of Compeer, Inc.

What's New

  • Forum addresses mental health issues

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    Author: Ron Wilkins

    State lawmakers from the Tippecanoe County area participated Monday in a mental health and addiction forum at the County Building 

  • The State of Mental Health in America

    Date:

    Author: Mental Health America

    Mental Health Facts, Stats, and Data

    Mental Health America is committed to promoting mental health as a critical part of overall wellness. We advocate for prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated services, care and treatment for those who need it, and recovery as the goal. 

    We believe that gathering and providing up-to-date data and information about disparities faced by individuals with mental health problems is a tool for change.

  • Cover Story: The Book of Bruce Springsteen

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    Author: David Kamp

    “One of the points I’m making in the book is that, whoever you’ve been and wherever you’ve been, it never leaves you,” he said, expanding upon this thought with the most Springsteen-esque metaphor possible: “I always picture it as a car. All your selves are in it. And a new self can get in, but the old selves can’t ever get out. The important thing is, who’s got their hands on the wheel at any given moment?”