peer wellness specialists

Kris Moore Takes Helm at FolkTime

New executive director says peer-delivered mental health services have come a long way in the organization's 29-year history.

FolkTime is nearly 30 years old – but the idea of offering peer-provided services to people with mental health issues, which the organization has done since 1986, is starting to gain traction in policy discussions.

Latino Health Coalition Wants Traditional Health Worker Commission

The commission would have a majority membership of health workers to set standards for these workers who are touted as a key part of Oregon’s healthcare delivery transformation


April 8, 2013 -- A patient came into a Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Clinic with diabetes, but try as the doctor might, the patient would not take the insulin that she was prescribed.

Enter: A community health worker.

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