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A story about Peer Specialists

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThe use of Peer Specialists is controversial at best, but studies are finding that using peer specialists in patient  care gives hope and a message of possibilities.  The fact that there are real mental … Continue reading

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Man battles stigma

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is a wonderful article from a Canadian paper The York Region that I felt belonged here.  This article tells you about having a mental illness from the perspective of the ill person. This … Continue reading

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Magellan Health Services Offers E-Courses for Providers, Consumers and Families

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is an exciting press release  about online classes for peer specialists.  At my hospital, we currently use peer specialists and the feedback from our patients has been overwhelmingly positive.  I was really pleased … Continue reading

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