Mental Health America Dutchess County is an equal opportunity employer. Come join our dedicated team helping individuals and families with all aspects of mental wellness. To apply for this position, please click on the apply button below. 

Poughkeepsie, New York

Peer Bridger

Peer Bridger  Part Time 17.5 hours week.

This is a position filled by someone who has been directly involved with the mental health system as a recipient of mental health services.  This is a position that works closely with all Continuing Day Treatment Programs as well as the Poughkeepsie Mental Health Clinic.  This individual will identify group activities that will enhance the programming clients currently receive in the CDT setting.  This individual will also work with the recipients of mental health services at the Poughkeepsie Mental Health Clinic who receive medication by injection.  He/She will oversee the group of people waiting for their injection and develop learning activities that can improve their understanding in areas of wellness management.  There are also other duties as assigned.

The position reports directly to a case management supervisor. 


There are no educational requirements for this position.  The person must have a documented mental illness and past treatment in the Dutchess County System of care is preferred.

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