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Peer Support

August 30, 2018
A new white paper from Treatment Professionals in Alumni Services (TPAS) discusses the mutual benefits of diversified alumni programming for former patients.
November 28, 2017
Integrated care is a slogan. It seems like a high principle, but it is really a ruse or gross exaggeration in most cases, especially when behavioral health is on the table.
June 06, 2017
There’s a narrative about the meth epidemic in Montana that says the state tackled the problem in the 2000s yet it’s back with a vengeance because of super labs and drug cartels in Mexico. Within the…
May 25, 2017
The Alpha 180 sober fraternity is emerging in Austin, Texas, designed as a lifestyle support program for those in recovery.
Ron Manderscheid
April 20, 2017
Peers who have endured the sting and burden of a major mental illness or a severe substance use condition have made remarkable contributions to our field that we must not take for granted.
September 13, 2016
Advanced Recovery Systems partnered with the International Association of Fire Fighters to strategize everything from the center's programming to the interior design to ensure sensitivity to the…
August 11, 2016
The Voice Awards, presented annually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, recognize entertainment industry and behavioral health community members who raise awareness for…
July 05, 2016
Through its newsletters and annual conference, the International Association of Peer Support (iNAPS) has been effective in sharing important information on recovery, resilience and the role of peers.
June 22, 2016
As service demand increases, experts note that the behavioral health specialty must expand its workforce by at least 20,000 over the next two years.
March 15, 2016
In spite of the stigma, the resistance and the disappointment, peers have become a valuable element in the behavioral health workforce. Their contribution has been validated in all areas of service.
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