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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

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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"Sometimes Patients Simply Need Other Patients" -TheUpshot

In their New York Times piece, Aaron E. Carroll and Austin Frakt write about the increasingly important role of peer...

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Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Interventions Engaging CHWs for Diabetes Management

Task Force Finding The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends interventions engaging community health...

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Scientific Evidence

Home Visit Intervention Promotes Lifestyle Changes: Results of an RCT in Mexican Americans

Am J Prev Med. 2019 Sep 27. pii: S0749-3797(19)30307-1. [Pubmed Abstract] Vidoni ML, Lee M, Mitchell-Bennett L,...

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Delivering maternal mental health through peer volunteers: a 5-year report

Int J Ment Health Syst. 2019 Sep 17;13:62. [Pubmed Abstract] Atif N, Bibi A, Nisar A, Zulfiqar S, Ahmed I, LeMasters...

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Cost-effectiveness of a statewide public health intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk

BMC Public Health. 2019 Sep 6;19(1):1234. [Pubmed Abstract] Smith L, Atherly A, Campbell J, Flattery N, Coronel S,...

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