This page contains a comprehensive list of all of the known and published research studies on peer respites in the United States. It is organized by study design, and restricted to research on interventions that fit the definition of a peer respite.

To see research on other crisis diversion programs that are not peer respites, please visit our Other Research page.

To see nationwide statistics on peer respites, please visit our Peer Respite Essential Features page.


Studies with a control or comparison group




Descriptive and observational studies


Commentaries and reviews