Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

Scientific Evidence

10.14.19

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, Reininger BM Introduction Hispanic populations are less likely that other ethnicities to meet physical activity... Read More ›
10.14.19

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 K, Hagaman A, Sikander S, Maselko J, Rahman A Background Maternal depression affects one in five women in low-and... Read More ›
10.14.19

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, Krantz M Bacgkround The cost-effectiveness of community health worker (CHW)-based cardiovascular disease (CVD)... Read More ›
7.10.19

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 L Objective This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of Homefront, a six-session, peer-taught family education... Read More ›
7.10.19

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 A Background With rising medical costs, stakeholders and healthcare professionals are exploring community-based solutions to... Read More ›
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