CASES Peer Specialist Selected to Participate in DOHMH Training

Brian Wilkins, a peer specialist in CASES’ Parole Restoration Project (PRP), was one of twenty-five applicants selected to participate in the “Mind Your Health Peer Coaching Program” through the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). Over the course of six workshops, peer specialists receive training related to incorporating health and wellness initiatives into their work with clients. The workshops include topics such as smoking cessation, metabolic syndrome, nutrition, exercise, and medication side effects.