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BestNow! (Building Employment Strategies Through Networking on Wellness) provides leadership development, empowerment, job training, and support for people with mental health and/or substance use recovery experience who are interested in joining the behavioral health field as Peer Support Specialists
within California.

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BestNow! Testimonials

  • "BestNow!'s training program is outstanding and full of opportunities in preparing a Peer Support Specialist for the behavioral health workforce." - Class of 2020 Graduate


  • "This program has changed my life. I am so hopeful to continue my journey."  - Class of 2020 Graduate


  • "I needed support and opportunities. The BestNow! community and its partners are supporting me to join the workforce."  - Class of 2020 Graduate


  • "There was a time in the program that I really thought I would have to withdraw from the BestNow! training due to personal struggles, but BestNow! staff and fellow peers stepped in to support me through the challenges."  - Class of 2020 Graduate  

  • “It was such a life-changing experience and a wonderful period of my life.  I wouldn't be where I am without BestNow!"  - Class of 2019 Graduate


  • “BestNow! has fully equipped and enhanced my life personally as well as my family. The life experiences that I possess along with the knowledge of the peer support specialist training program bring me a great deal of gratitude to be able to support consumers and a host of others in and around the community.”    - Class of 2016 Graduate


BestNow! graduate class Spring 2023


BestNow! graduate class Fall 2023

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