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Peer Toolkit Webinar Materials Available

02/06/2015

On February 4, 2015, ACMHA members Harvey Rosenthal, Tom Hill, and Patrick Hendry offer a one-hour webinar about the new Peer Services Toolkit released by the College and supported through the funding of Optum. Materials from that webinar are available from the links below.

Peer-run services that promote wellness and recovery from mental health and addiction-related conditions have emerged as an essential key element in new designs aimed at improving health care outcomes and qualities. The "Peer Services Toolkit: A Guide to Advancing and Implementing Peer-run Behavioral Health Services" looks at the nature of peer support, its origins, essential elements, core values, training and certification, outcomes, providing services within peer-run and traditional agencies, state-level advocacy for peer support services, working with managed care companies, and much more.