Our hours of operation have changed. Find changes for each location here.Chestnut Ridge is open and seeing their scheduled clients. In order to protect both you and our other clients from any unnecessary risk, CRCSI is asking that all clients limit the people accompanying them to their appointments to those necessary for your treatment. If you need to set up an appointment please call us at 724-437-0729.  We strongly suggest that you consider scheduling a therapy or medical appointment using out telehealth options.  IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS, CALL OUR CRISIS TEAM AT 724-437-1003. We are committed to helping you through these times.

About The Program

Chestnut Ridge’s Peer Support Program instills hope in individuals that recovery is not only possible, but probable. With the assistance of our Certified Peer Specialists, you can achieve the goals you established. This program is centered on the recovery goals identified by you and incorporated into your Individual Service Plan following the completion of a strength-based assessment.

You have the opportunity to participate in and make decisions pertaining to your services. The philosophy of peer support is that services are person-centered with a recovery focus and is a tool to facilitate the development of self-help skills. Individual advocacy, crisis management support and skills training are some of the services included.

For more information, ask your school guidance counselor, your therapist, your doctor about Peer Services or YOU can call us at (724) 437 - 0729.

We Can Help With

Youth and Young Adults
  • Improving Relationships
  • Building Self Esteem
  • Coping Skills
  • Discovering Educational and Vocational Opportunities.
  • Setting Goals
  • Personal Wellness
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Development of Natural Supports
  • Build Self Esteem
  • Develop Community Connections
  • Develop Coping Skills
  • Job Readiness Skills

How Do Referrals Work?

Peer Support Services serves consenting individuals 14 tears of age and older who have a mental illness or a serious emotional disorder regardless of gender, race, sex, religion, ethnic origin, economic status or sexual orientation. Anyone can make a referral for services through the form below. . Consumers can self-refer or request that a referral application be completed by a member of their treatment team. The referral form is available below. If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader you can fill it out on your computer then print it; otherwise, print the form first and then fill it out in pen. Once filled out, you can fax it to (724) 439 - 8487, mail it , or bring it to any of our locations. For security reasons do not send any forms over email. If you have questions regarding the referral process please call (724) 437-0729 and ask to speak to the Peer Support Program Manager.