Systems Change

Within Massachusetts



Beyond Massachusetts

  • IPS = Intentional Peer Support.  A training developed by Shery Mead to build conscious, mutual relationships and to change the dynamics of power in society.
  • NARPA = National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy
  • NIATx = Based at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS).  Training that facilitates peer networking and provides research, case studies, and tools that encourage use of a process improvement model  (former acronym for the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment)
  • NYAPRS = New York Association for Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services
  • SAMHSA (Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration) programs and campaigns