Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World
12.26.13

PfP Facebook page highlights peer support and mental health

PfP Facebook Highlights – Peer Support for Mental Health

Have you liked the Peers for Progress Facebook page? At the end of this year, the Peers for Progress team would like to bring your attention to several articles on peer support for mental health recently posted on our Facebook page. We welcome you to comment and share these stories!

An article from the Toronto Star discussing mental health and immigrants. A potential avenue for peer support to serve those in need.

The VA has met the president’s mental health executive hiring order of hiring 815 peer support specialists and apprentices. Check out this article to learn how will these workers be implemented?

Article on how doctors are now prescribing social support to help improve health.

CNN article discusses mental health in children and adults and highlights NAMI’s peer support programs.

Highlighting a peer support program in Uganda that raises awareness on mental health, reduces stigma and mobilize those with mental health challenges.

A Wall Street Journal article on the challenges of finding mental health treatment and the impact of health care reform.

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