N.A.P.S. Launches New Job Board for Peer Support Professionals

N.A.P.S. Launches New Job Board for Peer Support Professionals

The National Association of Peer Support Professionals (N.A.P.S.) recently launched a new job board for peer support professionals seeking employment and employers seeking to hire peer support professionals across the United States. The new N.A.P.S. job board can be accessed at peersupportworks.org/jobs. While N.A.P.S. has hosted an online job board for many years, the new…

N.A.P.S. Members Author Guide to Peer Support

N.A.P.S. Members Author Guide to Peer Support

What it Takes: Wisdom from Peer Support Specialists and Supervisors is about the practice of peer support from its origins in self-help to its continuing evolution as a profession. It provides some history, research, values, and guidelines of peer support brought together from conference presentations from real-world practitioners. Written by NAPS members for NAPS members…

Leading Mental Health Organizations Strongly Support New Bipartisan Peer Support Legislation Introduced in the Senate

Leading Mental Health Organizations Strongly Support New Bipartisan Peer Support Legislation Introduced in the Senate

Leading mental health organizations strongly support new bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate by Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) to provide Medicare coverage of peer support services for individuals with mental health or substance use disorders who are being treated in primary care and receiving integrated behavioral health services.