Recovery Peer Specialist
Gateway - Steps to Recovery
John Corprew is a dedicated advocate for mental health and suicide prevention, whose life experiences and unwavering commitment have made him a beacon of hope for countless individuals. With a rich background in education and professional certifications, he has emerged as a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist since 2019, currently pursuing his studies at FSCJ. Beyond this, John boasts a remarkable repertoire of skills and qualifications, including being a LivingWorks ASIST Trainer, MHFA Adult/Youth Trainer, and a WHAM Facilitator.
John's passion for mental health and suicide prevention is deeply rooted in his own lived experience with a mental health condition. This personal journey has fueled his determination to make a positive impact on the lives of others. He understands the profound repercussions that mental health challenges and thoughts of suicide can have on individuals, their families, friends, and communities. It is this profound empathy and insight that have motivated him to work tirelessly in these critical fields.
One of the organizations close to John's heart is Talkable Communities, an initiative that resonates with his vision for a more compassionate and informed society. He firmly believes in the transformative work being carried out by Talkable Communities. Through their community-based trainings, they bridge the gap in knowledge, offering essential guidance to those who may be unfamiliar with how to support individuals facing mental health crises or struggling with suicidal thoughts. By encouraging the public to take action and reach out to those in need, Talkable Communities is empowering individuals and communities alike to be a lifeline to those who may not know where to turn for help.
In summary, John Corprew is a dedicated advocate for mental health and suicide prevention, whose personal experiences and professional qualifications have uniquely positioned him as a driving force in these fields. With a fervent belief in the power of education and community support, John continues to champion the cause, making a profound difference in the lives of those he touches through his work with Talkable Communities and beyond.