Below is the abstract for this study on peer respites: Objective: A peer respite is a voluntary, short-term, overnight program
In Massachusetts, a group of consumers, called Groundhogs, organized themselves in early 2009 to design, lobby for, and implement PRCRs
The Need for Size Equality in the Mental Health Recovery Movement: Ways that Peer/Recovery Activists Can Do Better on Issues of Sizeism, Diet Culture, and Eating Disorders
One of the values of peer support and mental health recovery is cultural sensitivity and diversity. An important form of
The Voices of Transformation: Developing Recovery-Based Statewide Consumer Organizations manual has been developed by the National Empowerment Center (NEC) and
An Evaluation of Peer-Delivered Mental Health Disaster Relief Services in New York City – by Hardiman, et al. May 2005.
This is an evaluation of the impact of peer delivered mental health services as part of Project Liberty following 9/11.
Paving New Ground: Peers Working in In-Patient Settings. The guidebook is 110 pages, and an excellent resource on Peer Support
Research Study Finds Unlocked, Mental Health Consumer-Managed, Crisis Residential Programs Produce Better Results Than Locked, Inpatient Facilities
For adults with severe psychiatric problems, consumer-managed residential programs may be the way to go, a study suggests. A 2008