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    Peer support

  1. Arts and Minds: Creatively improving Mental Health

    Arts and Minds is the leading arts and mental health charity in Cambridgeshire with a national reputation for contributing to the evidence base and policy developments around non clinical interventions for medical conditions. The charity has been running weekly art workshops for people experiencing depression, stress or anxiety for the past...
  2. Voz y Corazon: Suicide Prevention Program for Latina Teens

    Suicide is the second leading cause of death among teenagers and young adults in Colorado, according to the 2014-2015 report from the Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention. Latina teens have an alarmingly high rate of suicide attempts. Now one group is trying to change that with the help of adult...
  3. DIMENSIONS: Peer Support Program Toolkit

    This toolkit contains evidence-based information about the effectiveness of peer support programs, the important role peers can plan in an organization as well as step-by-step instructions to create a successful and sustainable peer support program. Use the worksheets contained within this toolkit to support your organization’s process as you develop and implement your peer support program. The information in...
  4. Addressing Homelessness Among Transgender Youth

    This report compiles existing research in order to provide an overview of the demographics of transgender homeless youth, their experiences while homeless, and the factors that contribute to homelessness and housing instability among this community. It also outlines a series of recommendations for federal, state, and local policymakers to meet...
  5. Elders Talking Circle: A Reminiscence Story Sharing Group

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Denver Indian Health and Family Services Description: The Elders Talking Circle helps to relieve participants’ symptoms related to dis-empowerment, these include anxiety, denial, despair, isolation, grief or loss, and helplessness. The process of life review and reminiscence, which is part of the Talking Circle, builds empowerment by helping participants...
  6. Decreasing Family Violence and Recidivism For African American Men

    Description: Intervention: recruitment, training, and retention of African American batterers intervention professionals and training for others to increase cultural competence Prevention/Early Intervention: Creation of batterers intervention ‘peer mentors’ who are African American men and others that have successfully completed programs and remain abuse free. Peer Mentors who support men in...
  7. Implementing the Peer Support Specialist Role: Peer Support in a Youth-led Drop-in Center

    This information brief gives an overview of Youth MOVE Oregon, an innovator in peer-led services for youth. The role and development of Peer Support Providers is discussed in some detail along with organizational challenges that need to be addressed. Population of focus: Youth Link to resource: Implementing the Peer Support Specialist...