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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

"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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The Power of Social Connectedness

Michele Heisler, MD, MPA, Professor of Internal Medicine, Health Behavior, and Health Education at the University of...

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Scientific Evidence

Effectiveness of the NAMI Homefront Program for Military and Veteran Families: In-Person and Online Benefits

Psychiatr Serv. 2019 Jul 5. [Pubmed Abstract] Haselden M, Brister T, Robinson S, Covell N, Pauselli L, Dixon...

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Application of the CHW model in adult asthma and COPD in the U.S.: a systematic review

BMC Pulm Med. 2019 Jun 26;19(1):116. [Pubmed Abstract] Parekh TM, Copeland CR, Dransfield MT, Cherrington...

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Realizing the Value of CHWs — New Opportunities for Sustainable Financing

N Engl J Med. 2019 May 23;380(21):1990-1992. [Pubmed Abstract] Lapidos A, Lapedis J, Heisler M Health care...

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