Founder

Mr. Elliot Palmer, Jr.

Elliot Palmer is a dedicated professional in the field of peer support with the knowledge and skills necessary for supporting individuals who struggle with substance use disorders and other mental health diagnoses.  He is certified in peer support by the State of North Carolina and serves as a peer support training facilitator for NC-HOPE. 


Elliot is the founder and lead facilitator of A.N.S.W.E.R. (A New Start While Empowering Recovery) which provides W.R.A.P. (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) training. He is certified with the American Heart Association as a CPR/ First and BLS instructor.  To date, he has trained hundreds of individuals in peer support and W.R.A.P. plan development, aiding in the promotion of wellness and education.  


Elliot’s previous experience in office management highlights his leadership and expertise with interpersonal communication and organization, both required skills in peer support work.  Elliot is committed to helping others in their recovery efforts. He has spent many years doing so, increasing his ability to assist individuals with acknowledging their strengths, identifying community resources, and implementing learned strategies to support health and wellness. 


Elliot is also trained in housing assistance and other services necessary for assisting peers, in addition to being a motivational speaker, an entrepreneur and a recovery and wellness consultant. 


Elliot’s experience demonstrates his passion for service and capacity to deliver high quality education that will prepare individuals for peer support work.