UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Publication Date

2006-9

Document Type

Article

Subjects

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.

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Implementation Science and Practice Advances Research Center Publications

Comments

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

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