As a peer driven organization, it is the mission of Monadnock Peer Support to promote wellness and recovery, as defined by the individual, through intentional peer support, and to provide advocacy, educational, vocational, interpersonal, social, and spiritual opportunities to adults who utilize mental health services to learn wellness strategies, develop mutually beneficial relationships, and to support each other in attaining increased capacities for self-determination, independence, and personal growth. 

The community, in conjunction with the Board of Directors, generates all rules, policy and direction with equal consideration given to the input of all members. We emphasize understanding, mutual accountability and respect for diversity in relationships. We offer groups, activities and events in which we learn more about ourselves, and how we interact with others. We utilize shared leadership, skill development, team activities, and a holistic model of health to make these groups and events a valuable opportunity for growth and strength.

  • Our programs are grounded in the principles of Intentional Peer Support

  • Personal responsibility and accountability 

  • Wellness 

  • Respecting other's thoughts and beliefs as valid and important 

  • Growth beyond the stigma, shame and limits have placed upon us 

  • Creating and maintaining a strong, active voice and presence dedicated to social change

  • Through this presence we can increase understanding and decrease oppression outside of our community


  • Support Growth and Learning 

  • Place where people feel valued and not judged

  • Shared responsibility/ mutual support 

  • Advocacy/ self determination 

  • Direct Communication 

  • Safe/ Positive Environment/ Community

  • Building Connections 

  • Courage/ Empowerment 

  • Respect for differences 

  • Strengths and Recovery based support 

  • Commitment to Peer Support 

  • Non-medical approach 

  • Social Change and Reduction of Stigma 

  • Forgiveness