Welcome to the

National Association of Peer Supporters

N.A.P.S. is a community where peer supporters work together to learn, grow, and advocate for the profession.

A growing body of research demonstrates the impact of peer support. Learn More »

N.A.P.S. provides convenient, cutting-edge development opportunities. Educational Resources »

Become a N.A.P.S. member to support our work and gain access to member benefits as a peer support professional or ally. Join Today »

“Simply put, peer support occurs when people in a particular circumstance reach out to help others in the same or a very similar circumstance. It is the act of a person or persons reaching out to others to help them deal with life challenges.”


  • Webinars
  • On-Demand Continuing Education
  • Learning Communities


  • Peer Supporters Registry
  • Communities of Practice
  • Ongoing Peer Support for Peer Supporters


  • Job Board
  • Career Coaching
  • Virtual Peer Platform
  • Money Saving Discounts
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