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“Peer Support is THE most effective mental health intervention”

– National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, “What Helps, What Hinders,” a report on how effective Peer Support is for Mental Health Recovery

“Problem with the mental health system can be summed up in one word: Medicalization. The solution can be summarized in two words: Peer support.” -Wellness Wordworks founder Corinna West.

Corinna is a Social Entrepreneur, a Struggling Christian, Spoken Word Poet, Olympian, and Psychiatric Survivor. This site is for her LLC, which supports her personal appearances, mental health advocacy, and the development of a consistent mental health social entrepreneurship approach. Wellness Wordworks was founded at 4:00 pm on April 26, 2010. We work with national, local and regional mental health advocates, poets, community activists, and revolutionaries.

For Corinna’s personal website about recovery from 12 psychiatric diagnoses, bicycling across country, or motivational speaking opportunities, go to http://CorinnaWest.com