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Welcome to Changing the Conversation! We discuss critical and timely topics focused on equity, homelessness, substance use, mental health, and trauma. Our hosts interview health and human service experts, researchers, and advocates. Conversations explore how we can adapt our systems to the rapidly changing landscape of social services.

Oct 22, 2018

Kristen Paquette talks with Jack Cameron, a mental health advocate calling in from Ohio, about improving outcomes for people with mental health challenges through increased health literacy, patient activation, and peer support.

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More Information:

Peer Support Workers from SAMHSA

Patient Activation Measure from Insignia

Development and Testing of a Short Form of the Patient Activation Measure in Health Services Research

Federal Multi-Site Study Finds Consumer-Operated Service Programs Are Evidence-Based Programs by Jean Campbell, Ph.D.

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)