Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

Scientific Evidence

3.2.21

A Systematic Review of Psychosocial-Based Outcomes in Peer-Support Services

J Evid Based Soc Work. 2020 Sep 7;1-26. doi: 10.1080/26408066.2020.1805385. [Pubmed Abstract] Mowbray O, Campbell R, Lee M, Fatehi M, Disney L Abstract In determining whether peer support interventions are effective, an... Read More ›
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 ›
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