Public Health Peer Support Models

This session also:

  • Explores the commonalities and differences between the philosophies, purposes, and tasks of community health workers and peer recovery support specialists.
  • Describes how programs can use the strengths of each model to better serve people who have been arrested, adjudicated, incarcerated, and/or released from incarceration.


  • Philip Campbell, BFA, Project Coordinator, Project POINT, Eskenazi Hospital
  • Carl Highshaw, MSW, Chief Executive Officer, Arming Minorities Against Addiction & Disease (AMAAD) Institute
  • Cheryll Moore, BSN, Medical Care Administrator, Erie County Department of Health

To view a PDF version of the slide deck that was used during this webinar, click here.

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