Utilizing Peer Support to Improve Health and Wellness of People with Mental Illness

Peer support specialists offer unique skills that can drastically enhance services using lived experience to support those with mental health and addiction. Their shared experiences can help bridge interpersonal and instrumental barriers to accomplishing the health and wellness goals of those in recovery.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Define peer support services as an evidence-based solution to support the health and wellness of those with mental illness.
  • Describe program development through community-based participatory research (CBPR).
  • Understand PCORI research findings.
  • Illustrate how peer support services might be implemented moving forward in your program.

This webinar is presented in partnership with the National Council for Behavioral Health and the International Association of Peer Supporters. To register, click here.

Event Details

June 17, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm