Tag: American peer respites
Peer Respite: Why It Should be Everyone’s Concern
My intent with this blog is to compare some lessons learned from my recent medical crisis response to a similar peer-run respite response.
Closure of Second Story Worries Local Mental Health Advocates
From Good Times: "The news that Second Story Peer Run Respite House—Santa Cruz’s only alternative to inpatient psychiatric hospitalization—is closing its doors at the...
Sign the Petition: Fund Peer Respites in King County, WA
Community Peer Respite Planning Council is petitioning King County Council Chair Joe McDermott to fund peer respites in Seattle/King County, Washington. Help them get the needed...
Doing It Alone Together: Core Issues In Dutch Self-Managed Residential Programs
For the last six years we, a group of researchers, social work students, peer experts, and social professionals associated with the Amsterdam University for Applied Sciences, have been studying and facilitating the development of self-managed programs in homelessness and mental health care in the Netherlands. With our research we want to contribute to the development of new and existing programs through critical reflection. With this blog, I hope to share some of our findings, to give back to the respites from which we learned so much.