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
  • Peer Support Resources –  The Evidence
  • Psychiatric Drug Information by Peter Breggin, MD.   Dr. Breggin has been called “The Conscience of Psychiatry” for his many decades of successful efforts to reform the mental health field. His scientific and educational work has provided the foundation for modern criticism of psychiatric drugs and ECT, and leads the way in promoting more caring and effective therapies.
  • Policy Research Associates
  • SAMHSA (Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration) programs and campaigns