Peer Support Services: Peer Providers Offer Understanding, Respect, Mutual Empowerment, and Support to Others Through Their Personal Experiences

Recovery from SMI has been studied and documented by researchers, practitioners, and individuals with lived experience around the world and across time. Recovery is real. Recovery can be supported by practices and services that encourage participant engagement, community inclusion, valued social roles, and overall wellness. This webinar series will introduce you to recovery from SMI and many of the evidence-based and promising practices that support recovery.  This session focuses on peer services.


This webinar covers the following objectives:

  • Mutual support and self-help
  • What makes peer support unique
  • Support vs. service
  • Challenges in adapting support to service
  • National practice guidelines


Peer Support Services Webinar Recording

Peer Support Services Powerpoint Slides

Peer Support Services References

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