A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals
How Can a Peer Specialist Support My Recovery From Problematic Substance Use? For People Seeking or In Recovery
SAMHSA's new consumer guide offers people with past or current problematic substance use a straightforward exploration of the roles, values, and work environments of professional peer specialists. This guide is a comprehensive resource that will help readers understand who professional peer specialists are, what they do in various work settings, and how to access and pay for their services. Through visual aids illustrating the integration of peer specialists into the treatment and recovery landscape and practical forms readers can fill out, this consumer guide will help facilitate a strong start toward collaboration with a peer specialist.
Medication for Opioid Use Disorder Tool Kit for Peer Recovery Specialists
This toolkit, published by AMERSA, is a resource for Peer Recovery Specialists (PRSs) to feel equipped to discuss Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) with providers, people seeking recovery, and others with questions about this treatment option.