Episode 26 – The Role of Peer Support Specialists in Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse

Episode 26 – August 2022
Topic: The Role of Peer Support Specialists in Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse
Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C
Guests: Richard Bottner, DHA, PA-C, CPHQ, and Jessi Davis, MHPS, RSPS

Resources:
View the Foundation’s full suite of resources: “Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse in Special Patient Populations”
National Association of Peer Supporters (N.A.P.S.)
N.A.P.S. – National Practice Guidelines for Peer Specialists and Supervisors
National Association of Peer Supporters webinar series
Johns Hopkins Medicine – Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality – Peer Supporters
United States Government Accountability Office – Substance Use Disorder – Medicaid Coverage of Peer Support Services for Adults
SAMHSA – Behavioral Health Workforce Report
Doors to Wellbeing – Peer Specialists
Peers in Texas: Workforce Outcomes
SAMHSA Advisory: Peer Support Services in Crisis Care