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New Practice Brief: Supporting the Youth Peer Workforce

Publication Date: Mar 05, 2020

See the new practice brief, prepared by Maria Hermsen-Kritz

Peer support is fast emerging as a promising and widely endorsed addition to the array of mental health services available to young people experiencing serious mental health conditions. This practice brief offers strategies for supporting youth peer support specialists and addressing common challenges they face.

See the brief here.

This brief was prepared in collaboration with the Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures, Portland State University and supported by grant SM 08171 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.