Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

Scientific Evidence

10.6.20

CHWs and Covid-19 — Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Times of Crisis and Beyond

N Engl J Med. 2020 Sep 23. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2022641. [Full Commentary] Peretz PJ, Islam N, Matiz LA New York City was the one of the first COVID-19 hot spots in the United States and necessitated a public health response that... Read More ›
10.6.20

The Fundamental Value of Presence in Peer and Mutual Support: Observations from Telephone Support for High Risk Groups

Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice. 2020;11(3),1-20. [Full Article] Fisher EB, Tang PT, Evans M, Bhushan N, Graham MA, Dreyer Valovcin D, Castellano C Abstract “Being there” takes on considerable importance amidst... Read More ›
10.6.20

Mobile-Enhanced Peer Support for African Americans with T2D

J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Jul 22. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06011-w. [Pubmed Abstract] Caroline Presley, April Agne, Tanya Shelton, Robert Oster, Andrea Cherrington Background Peer support has been shown to improve diabetes... Read More ›
7.7.20

Standardization and Adaptability for Dissemination of Telephone Peer Support for High-Risk Groups: General Evaluation and Lessons Learned

Transl Behav Med. 2020;ibaa047. doi:10.1093/tbm/ibaa047. [Pubmed Abstract] Evans M, Tang PY, Bhushan N, Fisher EB, Dreyer Valovcin D, Castellano C Abstract Beyond demonstrated effectiveness, research needs to identify how peer... Read More ›
7.7.20

Lazos Hispanos: Promising Strategies and Lessons Learned in the Development of a Multisystem, Community-Based Promotoras Program

J Prim Prev. 2020;41(3):229-243. doi:10.1007/s10935-020-00587-z. [Pubmed Abstract] Matthew RA, Orpinas P, Calva A, Bermudez JM, Darbisi C Abstract U.S. Latinos face multiple inter-related barriers to access health and social... Read More ›
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