The Impact of COVID-19 on Peer-Based Substance Use Recovery Supports and Services in Central Texas
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April 23, 2020
UT School of Social Work
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health, Peer Recovery, PRSS, Social Work, Substance Abuse
This program will review the model of Peer Recovery Support Services (PRSS) developed by the Substance Use and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and discuss the role, scope of practice and supervision of peer recovery coaches. Robin Peyson, MHSA, will provide an overview of how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted peer-based recovery supports and services in Central Texas. She will share online resources for use with individuals seeking peer support, and discuss why peer support specialists in active recovery have characteristics that offer resilience during this pandemic.
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