Strength in Peers believes community members can help one another access services and advocate for changes that better meet their needs. Our organization’s mission is to close gaps in services using community engagement and peer-to-peer approaches.
We are a nonprofit organization of people who have lived-experience recovering from mental health challenges and/or substance abuse. We strive to empower individuals during recovery by offering services that encourage connection, access to resources and self-sufficiency. We are located at 733 East Market ST, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Nicky FadleyExecutive Director
Ragan McManusDirector of Services
Antonio RuizCommunications Coordinator
Richard JacksonPeer Support Specialist (Certified)
Jenni CollingsPeer Support Specialist
Mary Beth HillCenter Coordinator
Mandy McCarthyPeer Support Specialist
Veronica OlkoCase Manager
Ryan KirbyOutreach Worker
Our programs provide peer support, youth mentoring, awareness events, and resources to those who are working toward their recovery.
Peer support and treatment services for justice-involved individuals who struggle with substance abuse.
RECOVERY & RESOURCE CENTER
The Harrisonburg Resource Center seeks to connect community members with local services and resources. Walk-ins are welcome or call our center hotline at
OUTREACH & ENGAGEMENT
We provide awareness through printed materials, public events, offering community trainings and building partnerships with organizations.
The Shenandoah Community Health Clinic and Strength In Peers have created a partnership with Shenandoah County Public Schools to bring medical care, dental, counseling, and mentoring services to students.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.