To see nationwide statistics on peer respites, please visit our Peer Respite Essential Features page.
Studies with a control or comparison group
Croft, B., & İsvan, N. (2015). Impact of the 2nd Story Peer Respite Program on Use of Inpatient and Emergency Services. Psychiatric Services, 66(6), 632-637.
Greenfield, T., Stoneking, B., Humphreys, K., Sundby, E., & Bond, J. (2008). A Randomized Trial of a Mental Health Consumer-Managed Alternative to Civil Commitment for Acute Psychiatric Crisis. American Journal of Community Psychology, 42(1), 135-144.
Dumont, J., & Jones, K. (2002). Findings from a consumer/survivor defined alternative to psychiatric hospitalization. Outlook (Vol. Spring 2002, pp. 4-6). Cambridge, MA: Evaluation Center @ HSRI and National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) Research Institute.
Descriptive and observational studies
- Ostrow, L., & Croft, B. (2016). Results from the 2016 Peer Respite Essential Features Survey. Live & Learn, Inc. and Human Services Research Institute.
- Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) (2015) Innovation (INN) Program Evaluation of the Peer-Run Model.
- Ostrow, L., & Croft, B. (2014). Basic Characteristics of Peer Respites: Live & Learn, Inc. and Human Services Research Institute.
- Bologna, M. J., & Pulice, R. T. (nd). The Impact of a Consumer Run Hospital Diversion Program on Quality of Life and Recovery: A Comparative Study. Albany, NY: College of Saint Rose Institute for Community Research and Training.
- Bologna, M., & Pulice, R. (2011). Evaluation of a peer‐run hospital diversion program: A descriptive study. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 14(4), 272‐286.
Commentaries and reviews
- Ostrow, L., & Croft, B. (2015). Peer Respites: A Research and Practice Agenda. Psychiatric Services, 66(6), 638-640.
- Chapman, S., Blash, L., & Chan, K. (2015). The Peer Provider Workforce in Behavioral Health: A Landscape Analysis. San Francisco, CA: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care.
- Mead, S. (2011). Sustaining Peer Support in Crisis Alternatives.
- Mead, S., & Hilton, D. (2003). Crisis and connection. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 27(1), 87.