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12.1.14

Dulce Mothers: Promotoras and Mothers with Gestational Diabetes

Clayton Velicer, MPH For a long time, promotoras have helped improve access to healthcare and self-management of chronic diseases. See our previous coverage of the great work done by promotoras in mental health, improving mother's... Read More ›
11.6.14

An In-Depth Look at Peer Support App Development, Part 2

Clayton Velicer, MPH In part 1 of this blog we looked at the development of an app called PersonA for increasing physical activity that includes a function for providing peer support. Specifically, we looked at how Al Ayuba and... Read More ›
10.30.14

Comparing Diabetes Support in 3 Countries

Clayton Velicer, MPH Our website has frequently promoted peer support and community health worker programs around the world including programs in Afghanistan, China, Australia, and India. In this week's blog, we discuss the findings... Read More ›
10.17.14

Relationship Styles to Enhance Mental Health Peer Support

Jewels Rhode, MPH student Research has shown that the development of meaningful relationships is an essential part of the mental health recovery process regardless of any specific therapy type or approach. This short guide was created... Read More ›
9.30.14

An In-Depth Look at Peer Support App Development, Part 1

Clayton Velicer, MPH Previously on this blog we have provided updates on mobile apps that incorporate peer and social support. Now, with the increasing number of apps coming onto the market, more transparency on the development and... Read More ›
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