This article appearing in the Centre Daily Times on December 17, 2011, talks about the role of Peer Support Specialists also sometimes called Peer Specialists. I feel it gives a good overview of what a Peer Specialist does and how their role benefits others they come in contact with.
- Peer-Run Respite Webinar Series (free: register now) (beyondmeds.com)
- Patients Can Be Helpful Peer Counselors (psychcentral.com)
- A story about Peer Specialists (skwillms.wordpress.com)