Resources for the Peer Workforce (OLD — PAST RECORD)

This is a past (historical) list of links to resources by and for the peer support workforce.

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Federal/State Resources

Helping people prepare for Telementalhealth Appointments (infographic)
Training and Technical Assistance during the Pandemic

Funding and Training
Blog: Elinore F. McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use (May 14, 2020)

New York State/Office of Mental Health
COVID-19 Updates
Telemental Health Updates (webinar coming soon)
Emotional Support Line

Ten Tips for Helping Others to Grieve (infographic)
Online Grief Resources
State Parks Access

NYAPRS Compilation (new!)
COVID-19 Resources

Social Security Insurance and Benefit Programs
The Impact of COVID-19
Beneficiaries who do not file taxes, but have children
Child Tax Credit

National Disability Institute (NDI)
Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES)
Act and Family First Response Act

Small Business Administration (SBA)
Paycheck Protection Program

Veterans Affairs (VA)
Telehealth Resources

Regional Planning Consortiums (New York State)
(Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors)
About RPC
Priority Issues State and National

Newsletters (weekly)

Voter Awareness (New York State)
Voter Awareness Guide

National Association of Peer Supporters

Updates posted frequently from the peer workforce and supervisors
Supervision Repository
Guidelines for Supervisors

Live -N-Learn (Joining Forces)
Update on Virtual Peer Support Resources (newsletter)

Mental Health America
Peer, Friend, and Self Support in the COVID-19 Crisis

Regional Resource Lists

New York City
COVID-19 Guidance for Peers and Community Health Workers
Supporting Participants Coping With Thoughts of Suicide (new!)

Access NYC Corona Virus Updates
NYC DOH COVID-19 Updates
Coping with Stress
Fund for Public Health

Peer Workforce Coalition – Support Line for Peer Supporters
Every Wed and Thur, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Call: (929) 220-0976
Learn more

Central Region

OMH Resource List 
State and Central Region Virtual Resources
CNY Resource List by County
Courtesy Garrett Smith, OMH OCA

New York Connects (Central Region)
COVID-19 Supports

Western Region

Finger Lakes RPC List
Resources for Rochester / Finger Lakes

Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

Peer Learning Collaborative List
Community Recovery Resource List

Hudson River Region

OMH List
State and Hudson River Resources
Courtesy Leila Clark, OMH OCA

Long Island

Long Island Region Resources

Help Veterans
Help a Veteran and Help Local Business

Support Resources

Phone Support
Online Peer Support Groups
Support for Peer Support Providers (and Supervisors)

(Virtual Community) Tips for Facilitating Online Peer Support Groups

Wellness Resources

“Taking on the Challenge of Working Remotely” (Description)
Presentation Slides

The Coalition for Behavioral Health and NYAPRS
Strive for Five (description)
Presentation Slides

Courtesy Todd French, Mental Health Empowerment Project (MHEP)
Resources for Peers and Those They Support

NYAPRS Ruth Ruth Colon-Wagner

Centre for Innovation in Peer Support
Mindful Moments (Twice Daily)

Copeland Center / Doors to Wellbeing
Resources to Stay Socially Connected

Poetry for Personal Power

Overcoming Isolation, Courtesy  Nim Ralph
Mega dump of free resources to keep you living your best lives in doors

Online Learning Resources

Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) and the STAR Center
Virtual Learning Guide

Academy of Peer Services Group Facilitators – Collaborative Guide
“Tips for Facilitating Online Peer Support Groups

PC Magazine (contributed by Harvey Rosenthal)
How to Prevent Zoom Bombing (Article)


General Resources (by group):
Click an icon to access resources for that role in the peer support workforce.
(Under revision)

Access Resources for Peer Support Workers   Access Resources for Supervisors of Peer Support Workers  Access Resources for Researchers  Access Resources for Employers

For the New York State Peer Specialist Certification Board, click here.
For a presentation about the Academy of Peer Services and the Certification Board, click here.

Related Organizations
For a list of links to Related Organizations, click here.

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