City Views: Is the Mental Health system listening to the peers who’ve lived it?

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In a recent article in City Limits, writer Noah Phillips describes how peers are organizing for system change. Peer workers are identifying critical areas where they are undervalued or not performing the work they are most suited, as people with lived experience, to do to engage people and help them to find their way out of the system.

Read the article and let us know what you think. Is this unique to New York City or is it something that happens everywhere peer support services are offered?

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