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Friends and Neighbors: Liz Williams

 

Tonia Copeland

Liz Williams will be in the Kimball office every Tuesday as a Peer Specialist.

Though she is a new face in town, Liz Williams, Peer Specialist with Panhandle Health Group, is busy meeting new people in her quest to help consumers in Kimball and the surrounding areas. Williams, who prefers the term Peer Navigator, uses her own life experiences to assist others.

While this is a newer concept here in the Nebraska Panhandle, peer specialists have long been used for military veterans and those in support groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous. Though some clients are referrals from other providers, Williams also garners clients from support groups, churches and other communit...



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