• 47 Broad Avenue Binghamton, NY 13904

  • Phone (607) 771-8888

  • Fax (607) 771-8892

Compeer

Online Men's virtual support group.Click here Monday at 11AM!

Join us for a virtual Men's group. Open discussion support group focusing on mental health and substance abuse issues.Click above link at 11am Monday!

The Compeer Program encourages individuals with a mental health diagnosis to build self-confidence, self-reliance, and healthy relationships by involving them in one-to-one friendships, innovative programs, and regular social contact. The Compeer Program is designed to help reduce the isolation and the feelings of loneliness experienced by many of our participants. Our goal at Compeer is to provide companionship, friendship, and the needed support system to help individuals feel more connected to the community. Participants are referred into the Compeer Program by their therapists, counselors, or case managers.

“It provides an outlet for the mentally ill, who would otherwise be homebound and motivation for people who would otherwise have nothing. It also helps build confidence, as well as provide structure in our daily lives.” – Steve

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BE A FRIEND

STEPS TO BECOMING A COMPEER VOLUNTEER

  • Call MHAST at 607.771.8888
  • Discuss your interests with a Compeer staff member
  • Participate in a training session
  • Make a commitment to spend time with your new friend
  • Be matched with a Compeer participant
  • Receive ongoing support for the friendship