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These slides provide examples of how peer workers can be integrated into HIV services and the strategies needed to sustain such peer-led or peer-supported services. The slides include case study...

Author: Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice

This literature review makes a first attempt at assessing whether peer support provides value for money, looking specifically at whether peer support workers can reduce psychiatric inpatient bed...

Author: Centre for Mental Health

This report from a US government department provides details of how health systems and authorities can promote and sustain peer workers and peer coaching for mental health and substance abuse. The...

Author: SAMHSA

This article describes how a public health focused peer support programme in schools was evaluated in a manner seen as an alternative to a randomised control trial (RCT). Year 8 students in Wales...

Author: Audrey S, Holliday J, Parry-Langdon N, Campbell R.

This brief report describes an evaluation of a peer-led group in New Zealand. The document describes how a mixed research method was utilised to allow seeing multiple aspects of participants'...

Author: Inner South Community Health Service

These slides discuss how to find and recruit peer workers in an HIV peer support programme. The slides touch on the components of retention and potential challenges with this. The slides include...

Author: Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice

This report explored how to most effectively apply peer support in the military environment including with veterans. The authors identified five factors that are important for sustaining peer...

Author: Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury

Understanding the experience of peer support workers may be important in planning ways to mitigate challenges and sustain services. This research documents discussions with peer support workers...

Author: MacLellan J, Surey J, Abubakar I, Stagg Hr.

This manual provides tips about developing, embedding and expanding peer listening projects in educational settings. It includes case studies and numerous template handouts. The toolkit is...

Author: The Mental Health Foundation

This journal article describes studies evaluating the outcomes of peer support programmes for people with diabetes. It focuses on assessing changes in blood sugar levels and control and concludes...

Author: Qi L, Liu Q, Qi X, Wu N, Tang W, Xiong H.

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