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Youth Online Support Preferences

Megan Evans, MSPH Young people have unique preferences and needs when it comes to getting social support for a...

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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...

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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...

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Headlines & Features

UNC-Chapel Hill Peer Support Core Reflects on Impact of Inaugural Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21, 2021 Media Contact: Dr. Edwin Fisher at UNC-Chapel Hill...

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Peer Support in the Worldwide Effort Against COVID-19

Peers for Progress will facilitate sharing of ways peer support may be used in the worldwide effort against COVID-19. ...

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UNC and Shanghai collaborate on promising models for the global challenge of diabetes

February 3, 2020 Researchers from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and Peers for Progress have...

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Scientific Evidence

Measuring client trust in CHWs: A multi-country validation study

J Glob Health. 2021;11:07009. Published 2021 Mar 10. doi:10.7189/jogh.11.07009. [Full Article] Sripad P, McClair TL,...

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CHW interventions for older adults with complex health needs: A systematic review

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Mar 18. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17078. [Pubmed Abstract] Kennedy MA, Hatchell KE, DiMilia PR, Kelly...

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Social Isolation and Mental Health: The Role of Nondirective and Directive Social Support

Community Ment Health J. 2021 Mar 3. doi: 10.1007/s10597-021-00787-9. [Pubmed Abstract] Evans M, Fisher...

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