Peer-Delivered Recovery Support Services for Addictions in the United States: A Systematic Review

This systematic review identifies, appraises, and summarizes the evidence on the effectiveness of peer-delivered recovery support services for people in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. Nine studies met the criteria for inclusion in the review. They were assessed for quality and outcomes including substance use and recovery-related factors. Despite significant methodological limitations found in the included studies, the body of evidence suggests salutary effects on participants. Current limitations and recommendations for future research are discussed. Published in 2016. 



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  • National
  • peer recovery support
  • recovery
  • Journal Substance Abuse Treatment, Cover