Peer Support Interventions for Mental Health Conditions and Addictive Disorders: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : February 17, 2020)
Project Status:
Completed
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Reference List
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Summary of Abstracts
Project Number:
RB1425-000

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Question


  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of peer support interventions for the management of individuals with mental health conditions or addictive disorders?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of peer support interventions for the management of individuals with mental health conditions or addictive disorders?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding peer support interventions for the management of individuals with mental health conditions or addictive disorders?


Key Message

Ten systematic reviews (six with meta-analyses) were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of peer support interventions for the management of individuals with mental health conditions or addictive disorders. One economic evaluation was identified regarding the cost-effectiveness of peer support interventions for the management of individuals with bipolar disorder. In addition, seven evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding peer support interventions for the management of individuals with mental health conditions or addictive disorders.