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Using the unique power of peer supports to enhance recovery and self-empowerment informs CAPS, a peer-run organization serving adults in New York’s capital region recovering from mental illnesses.

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My life before CAPS was not a healthy one. I isolated and withdrew inside of myself. For the most part I had no human contact except for my weekly sessions with my counselor. Because I was interacting only weekly, my speech was affected. I would always stumble over my words and as far as I am concerned, I was barely coherent. I knew that what I was doing only added to my depression, but there wasn't a great deal I could do about it since I knew no one close to me.

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Capital Area Peer Services
354 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12208-2311

P 518.427.5056
F 518.427.5059

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