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7.18.16

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 importance of social support in human behaviour and health, the strategic roles of peer support in prevention and... Read More ›
6.24.16

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 has long been seen as a key step to achieve better health outcomes. Nowhere is the need for integrated care more urgent... Read More ›
4.12.16

Peers for Progress Symposia at the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Patrick Tang, MPH Every year, Peers for Progress looks to the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine as an opportunity to learn from experts, share research findings from our network, and get inspired to take action. The... Read More ›
7.7.15

Robina Project Introduces Care Guides to Help Patients with Chronic Diseases

Clayton Velicer, MPH Peers for Progress, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) cohosted a conference in April about the role of peer support in patient-centered medical homes... Read More ›
6.22.15

Medical Assistants Can Be Effective Health Coaches

Clayton Velicer, MPH Continuing Health Coaching Programs in San Francisco In spring 2014, Peers for Progress and the National Council of La Raza held a special meeting in San Francisco, California to discuss peer support programs for... Read More ›
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