Our center is certified through the Ohio Mental Health and Addictions Services as a Consumer Operated Service (COS). As a Consumer Operated Services (COS) we encourage personal contact and social relationships to alleviate isolation and loneliness, a persistent and recurring problem among people in the public mental health system. Additional activities include educational and employment opportunities, as well as peer support and leadership building to promote self-advocacy. Peer support is a process of giving and receiving support and education from individuals with shared life experiences. Through the promotion of sharing personal experience and knowledge, individuals engaged in peer support play an active and vital role in laying the foundations for sustained recovery.
Ohio Citizen Advocates for Addiction Recovery a partner dedicated to advocating for those in and seeking recovery from a substance use disorder, address barriers to recovery, educate the public, and eliminate stigma and discrimination.
Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities Consumer Operated Services sub-committee dedicated to creating a voice for consumers in government.
Clermont County Fire Chief's Association related to the First Responder Peer Team.
Clermont County Police Chief's Association related to the First Responder Peer Team.
Hamilton County Fire Chief's sub-committee on mental health related to the Clermont County First Responder Peer team.
”Coming here changed my life. I never thought I would be able to finish a class or lead a group. Now I am doing those things and I am showing others how to do that too.”
– Male, 33
We are a peer operated organization that provides recovery-oriented services that include social support, learning opportunities, leadership training and creative expression.
HOPE Community Center
4 Cecelia Drive
Amelia, OH 45102
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