Peer Services Toolkit: A Guide to Advancing and Implementing Peer-run Behavioral Health Services

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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 College for Behavioral Health Leadership released this comprehensive toolkit for increasing the role of peer support in behavioral health.  It examines 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.


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