Southern Plains Tribal Health Board developed this toolkit to assist tribal programs in determining how peer specialists can best serve their tribal organizations and communities. The information contained in this document provides an overview about the effectiveness of peer support programs, important core roles, and items to consider for implementing a successful peer program. Readers should keep in mind that program objectives of each tribal community are unique and should be adapted to accommodate the needs of the community.
Funding for this initiative was made possible by grant no. 1H79TI083022 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.