Implementation of Peer Navigator Programs
Source: BRSS TACS (Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center)
Resource Type: Video or Multimedia
Focus Population: BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), Peers, People experiencing Homelessness, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Culturally Specific Strengths and Resilience, Homelessness, Housing Support, Peer Support, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders, Trauma-informed
Presenters from BRSS TACS and the Chicago Health Disparities Program make recommendations for how to implement a new peer navigator program, focusing on how peers can support Latino and African American populations in unique ways. SAMHSA’s BRSS TACS helps programs, systems, states, territories, and tribes as they implement effective recovery supports and services for individuals of all ages and diverse populations with mental or substance use disorders.