Services and Benefits


To promote the recognition, growth, and accessibility of peer support.

Our mission will be achieved by using the PSACC Standards of Practice as the basis to:

  • Promote mental health peer support through education and awareness;
  • Certify qualified peer supporters;
  • Accredit qualified peer support training programs;

And by : Using recognized research methodologies to expand the evidence base related to peer support and to disseminate the findings.


Peer support is recognized and highly valued as an integrated component of the mental health system, accessible to all individuals and family members affected by mental health challenges and illness.