PeerGalaxy Timeline

August 1, 2020
August 1, 2020

PeerGalaxy Enters Phase II

PeerGalaxy Calendar 2.1 Beta
now available in the testing phase!

Now exceeding 8,000 peer support, recovery and wellness offerings each month - the rich menu continues to expand weekly!

Now visitors have more ways to search, find, add, and view events!  New categories, topics, and filters!  Custom feeds for your calendar.  More to come.


A Brief Tour on New Features

Event Categories Explained

December 30, 2020
December 30, 2020

PeerGalaxy launches Year-End Survey

On December 30th, 2020 our PeerGalaxy Survey Team launched the

PeerGalaxy Year-End Survey

PeerGalaxy Year-End Survey Letter

Please take a few moments to complete this online survey.  If you have questions, you can email surveyteam 'at' peergalaxy 'dot' com.

Results will be reported-out in aggregate summary

without identifying information. 

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In January 2021 we will be scheduling a special event:

PeerGalaxy Visioning & Planning Discussion with Stakeholders 

(Details forthcoming)

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In the meantime, you can check this out:

PeerGalaxy Vision Sketch *DRAFT* 

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2020 Web Traffic Statistics

Over 110 Thousand Visits

Over 670 Thousand Page Views

Over 1.5 Million Hits


Thank you to all who made this possible!


September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

PeerGalaxy 988 Cards on the Scene

PeerGalaxy 988 Cards arrived from the printer, picked up by our PeerGalaxy Champions to distribute at this year's annual Hands Across the Bridge events for National Recovery Month starting this Monday, Labor Day 2022. 


PeerGalaxy 988 Card with text affirmations on star background 

Scanning the QR Code on the front of these cards takes people to our webpage featuring 30+ warmlines, helplines, chatlines, and more, in addition to 988 including but not limited to:

  • * Culturally specific
  • * Language specific
  • * ASL (American Sign Language) specific
  • * Topic, Need, Circumstance or Situation specific

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Hands Across the Bridge - Flyer from 2016

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Friday September 9th 2022

Color Photo Table

March 22-26, 2023
March 22-26, 2023

KATU 2 News Crew Interviews PeerGalaxy Team

KATU Channel 2 News from Portland, Oregon learned about PeerGalaxy in the context of a news story on a pending legislative bill, Senate Bill SB432, championed by Kevin Fitts (OMHCA) for consumer technical assistance. 

KATU asked to meet up with our PeerGalaxy Dream Team for an interview in Salem. 

KATU Cover

Wesleigh Ogle, KATU News anchor, and Mike the cameraman showed up to document the individual and collective stories of our beloved champions, supporters, and volunteers from the community near and far.

Color Photo PG & KATU Crew

Video and Story Link: Photo Screenshot

The PeerGalaxy segment aired during live broadcasts @ 4pm PST on Friday March 24th, 2023 during KATU 4pm News Hour lineup and again @ 7:15 and 8:15am on Sunday, March 26th.



October 19 2023
October 19 2023

PeerGalaxy @ 9th Annual Global Peer Support Celebration Day 2023

In a Call to Action, PeerGalaxy invited Oregon Employers of Peer Supporters to share Kind Words of Appreciation and/or Inspiration for the Oregon Peer Workforce (including volunteers and paid individuals offering peer support for youth/young adults, family and/or adults) for the

9th Anniversary of NAPS

(National Association of Peer Supporters)

Global Peer Support Celebration Day 2023

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Kind Words of Appreciation shared by:

The Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon (MHAAO)

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous (DDA)

Iron Tribe Network (ITN)

Jackson Care Connect (JCC)

Oregon Peer Warmline

Oregon Family Support Network (OFSN)

Oregon Family to Family Health Information Center (ORF2FHIC)

L-APS, Inc.


Providence Behavioral Health 
Better Outcomes thru Bridges (BOB)

Bay Area First Step (BAFS) 

GOBHI (Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc.)

Willow Tree Case Management

PathFinders Network

Oregon Family Workforce Association (ORFWA)


November 6-8, 2023
November 6-8, 2023

PEERGALAXY @ 2023 Oregon Suicide Prevention Conference

The 2023 OSPC Conference was held in Hood River amidst majestic fall colors along the Columbia Gorge with speakers and attendees near and far.  This year's event had a focus on older adults and cultural responsiveness.  We shared about PeerGalaxy with new networks across Oregon and beyond.