Typology of modifications to peer support work for adults with mental health problems: systematic review. British Journal of Psychiatry, 216, 301-307. Charles A, Thompson D, Nixdorf R, Ryan G, Shamba D, Kalha J, Moran G, Hiltensperger R, Mahlke C, Puschner B, Repper J, Slade M, Mpango R.
Peer support for people with severe mental illness versus usual care in high-, middle-and low-income countries study protocol for a pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial (UPSIDES-RCT) Trials 21, 371 (2020). Galia S. Moran, Jasmine Kalha, Annabel S. Mueller-Stierlin, Reinhold Kilian, Silvia Krumm, Mike Slade, Ashleigh Charles, Candelaria Mahlke, Rebecca Nixdorf, David Basangwa, Juliet Nakku, Richard Mpango, Grace Ryan, Donat Shamba, Mary Ramesh, Fileuka Ngakongwa, Alina Grayzman, Soumitra Pathare, Benjamin Mayer & Bernd Puschner.
A systematic review of influences on implementation of peer support work for adults with mental health problems. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. Ibrahim, N., Thompson, D., Nixdorf, R., Kalha, J., Mpango, R., Moran, G., Mueller-Stierlin, A., Ryan, G., Mahlke, C., Shamba, D., Puschner, B., Repper, J., Slade, M.
Using Peer Support in Developing Empowering Mental Health Services (UPSIDES): Background, Rationale and Methodology. Annals of Global Health. 2019; 85(1): 53, 1–10.
Bernd Puschner, Julie Repper, Candelaria Mahlke, Rebecca Nixdorf, David Basangwa, Juliet Nakku, Grace Ryan, Dave Baillie, Donat Shamba, Mary Ramesh, Galia Moran, Max Lachmann, Jasmine Kalha, Soumitra Pathare, Annabel Müller-Stierlin, Mike Slade
Peer support and global mental health, Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 2018, 27(5), 413-414.
Press release, February 2018: Download
Report on the Train-the-Trainer Workshop in Vienna, August 2020:
Interviews with Barbara and David, who are working as UPSIDES peer-support-workers in Ulm:
Report on the Train-the-Trainer Workshop in Tanzania, February 2019:
Lion Gai Meir talks about Peer Support
Global webinar series on Peer Support
Train-the-Trainer Workshop Tanzania
Poster on implementation of UPSIDES: Download