Peer Support Program

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This program was established to ensure CDCR staff involved in work-related critical incidents are provided with intervention and available resources to cope with the immediate effects of a traumatic incident. Peer Support Program (PSP)

The PSP provides peers who are trained to listen and offer emotional and practical support to help an employee deal with his/her situation in a confidential environment. CDCR has over 1,200 peer supporters statewide.

Statewide PSP Admin Leaders (Printable) List

Contact Information

Employee Health & Wellness
916-327-8570
855-897-9822 (toll free)
WellnessNews@cdcr.ca.gov

Statewide Peer Support Coordinator
Rachel Walker
(916) 322-3341 (desk)
Rachel.Walker@cdcr.ca.gov

Department of Defense Resources and Services:

Military Support Services, Organizations and Agencies:

Suicide Prevention / Intervention Program

This program is a component within the PSP that provides support, intervention, and appropriate resources to employees who may be experiencing suicidal thoughts and emotions.