NYAPRS

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NYAPRSNew York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services
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About 17 years ago NYAPRS developed a "peer bridger" model, in which peers are trained to provide support to people who have had long stays or frequent admissions to state hospitals.
"The partnership between Optum Health and NYAPRS is bringing new hope and support to consumers who have been trapped in an avoidable revolving door of relapse and re-hospitalization," says Harvey Rosenthal, NYAPRS executive director.
Harvey: NYAPRS has been doing a version of this in partnership with OptumHealth in Queens where our peer wellness coaches have helped find and support almost one-third of the 'target' group.
Peer services, We are seeing peer services mature and take substantial roles in meeting our most pressing challenges, For example, NYAPRS is building upon our 15-year-old, nationally replicated Peer Bridger model that has helped thousands to successfully transition from state hospitals to the community.