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The Value of Peer-to-Peer Treatment

Without peer support in the community, those with fragile mental health and sobriety issues may quickly find themselves back in desperate straits, and another trip to the emergency room, the hospital psyche ward, or jail.

Thankfully, there is an increasing acknowledgement about the value of peer support that is less about diagnosis, medication and hospitalization. Unfortunately, there are too few of them to serve the growing population in need. But here’s a glimpse at the model.