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National Certified Peer Specialist (NCPS) Certification-- Get Certified!

As of June 2022, the National Certified Peer Specialist (NCPS) certification has transitioned to a program operated by the National Certification Board for Behavioral Health Professionals, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Florida Certification Board (FCB).

Mental Health America is committed to the advancement of lived experience and peer support at all levels of mental health. To learn more about how we are working on peer support, check out our Center for Peer Support, Public Policy, and Webinars.

Center for Peer Support

Public Policy


If you have questions about the NCPS, please contact Amy Farrington, Director of Certification at FCB at

Not currently a peer specialist? If you are interested in getting started as a peer specialist, head to our How to Become a Peer Specialist page.

How to Become a Peer Specialist