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Youth Online Support Preferences

Megan Evans, MSPH Young people have unique preferences and needs when it comes to getting social support for a...

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Social support, peer support, and strategic perspectives on health behaviour

Prof. Ed Fisher, Global Director of Peers for Progress My comments address three general topics, the fundamental...

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Peer Support in Primary Care - Mental Health Integration

New Initiative Aims to Improve Veterans Health and Care Delivery Integrating mental health services and primary care...

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Headlines & Features

Peer Support in the Worldwide Effort Against COVID-19

Peers for Progress will facilitate sharing of ways peer support may be used in the worldwide effort against COVID-19. ...

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UNC and Shanghai collaborate on promising models for the global challenge of diabetes

February 3, 2020 Researchers from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and Peers for Progress have...

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Integrating Community Health Workers Into Health Care Teams Without Coopting Them

As increasing numbers of community health workers are deployed in health care settings, a common challenge has been to...

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Scientific Evidence

CHWs and Covid-19 — Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Times of Crisis and Beyond

N Engl J Med. 2020 Sep 23. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2022641. [Full Commentary] Peretz PJ, Islam N, Matiz LA New York...

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The Fundamental Value of Presence in Peer and Mutual Support: Observations from Telephone Support for High Risk Groups

Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice. 2020;11(3),1-20. [Full Article] Fisher EB, Tang PT, Evans M,...

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Mobile-Enhanced Peer Support for African Americans with T2D

J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Jul 22. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06011-w. [Pubmed Abstract] Caroline Presley, April Agne,...

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