Peer Bridger Services



Additional Services


  • Walk-in Access
  • Comprehensive Clinical Assessments
  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Community Support Team (CST)
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program (PSR)
  • Peer Support Services (PSS)
  • Substance Intensive Outpatient (SAIOP)
  • DWI Assessments
  • IDD Services (CAP)

Amara Wellness


5108 Reagan Drive

Suite #9

Charlotte, NC 28206

Phone: 704-567-0790

Fax: 704-567-8735

Office Hours: Mon– Fri 8:00am-5:00pm


24 hour on call line( 704) 421-1363

Sat, Sun & After hours


Peer Bridger



A Division of



Everything beginning

starts with a choice


Tel: 704-567-0790


Nationally Accredited by Commission on

Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities


Peer Bridger Program




The Peer Bridger Program is an evidence-based intervention aimed at improving outpatient service engagement, quality of life and reduce re-hospitalization rates after discharge from psychiatric hospitals. Peer Bridger Services are provided by State Certified Peer Support Specialists who have lived experiences with mental health and substance use challenges. Peer  Bridger Services links individuals with Peer Support Specialists who provide information and resources, and work to create a trusting relationship and help people who have been hospitalized stay motivated for recovery. 

Certification for peer support specialist involves participation in a 40-hour training that focuses on recovery and wellness management. Peer Support Specialists help each individual identify his or her needs, strengths, abilities, and preferences. They support goal achievement and recovery.


“Everyone  has the ability  to change and live a healthy lifestyle.”





  • Support growth in the areas of self-help
  • Support growth in the areas of system advocacy
  • Provide pre-crisis and post Crisis support
  • Assist with developing Individualized crisis plan
  • Development of a Psychiatric Advance Directive (PAD).
  • Development of a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
  • Provide support during meetings with providers
  • Assisting the individual with learning how to find and maintain stable housing
  • Support to facilitate growth in the areas of independent living skills.
  • Assisting the individual in gaining information about going back to school or job training
  • Help build natural supports
  • Build peer relationships in a social setting for social skills maintenance and enhancement.
  • Use Recovery philosophies and principles
  • Utilize Motivational Interviewing
  • Utilizes and supports learning in Illness Self-Management
  • Guided by Trauma-Informed Care Model and Principles

How do I get Help?


Peers act as:


  • Supports
  • Liaisons
  • Guides
  • Helpers
  • Motivators
  • Encouragers
  • Listening ears
  • Promoters of recovery
  • Promote trauma-informed care

Payor Source: 

Medicaid and Uninsured

How do I get Help?


Contact an Admissions Coordinator

Phone: (704) 567.0790

Fax Referral to: (833) 729.2812



“It begins with a Call…So call us