Leveraging the lived experience of peer support staff in behavioral health
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Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Resources for Integrated Care
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Peer support staff are individuals in recovery from a mental illness and/or substance use disorder who have leveraged their lived experience to assist others in recovery. This resource describes specific services that peer support staff may offer in behavioral health organizations and provides guidance on how organizations can use peer support staff to improve care delivery.