Peer Support Interventions for Substance Use Disorder: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : February 24, 2020)
Project Status:
Completed
Project Line:
Reference List
Project Sub Line:
Summary of Abstracts
Project Number:
RB1437-000

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Question


  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of peer support interventions for the management of individuals with substance use disorder?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of peer support interventions for the management of individuals with substance use disorder?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of peer support interventions for the management of individuals with substance use disorder?


Key Message

Nine randomized controlled trials, one non-randomized study, and one evidence-based guideline were identified regarding peer support interventions for the management of individuals with substance use disorder. No relevant economic evaluations were identified regarding the cost-effectiveness of peer support interventions for the management of individuals with substance use disorder.​