UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Date

9-2006

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Mental Health; Rehabilitation; Self-Help Groups; Mental Health Associations

Disciplines

Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

This paper is about the expertise those with a lived experience of recovery from personal trauma can bring to disaster relief efforts in the form of peer support.

Comments

Citation: Fisher, D. B. 2006. From Relief to Recovery: Peer Support by Consumers Relieves the Traumas of Disasters and Facilitates Recovery from Mental Illness, published by GAINS Center, Delmar, NY. Link to article on National Empowerment Center website

At the time of publication, Daniel Fisher was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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