Scientific publications

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.
Bernd Puschner


Press release, February 2018: Download


Report on the Train-the-Trainer Workshop in Tanzania, February 2019: Report_Train_the_Trainer


Newsletter #1, July 2018: Download

Newsletter #2, December 2018: Download

Newsletter #3, July 2019: Download

Newsletter #4, March 2020: Download


Global webinar series on Peer Support
Train-the-Trainer Workshop Tanzania
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Poster on implementation of UPSIDES: Download


UPSIDES has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 779263. This website reflects only the authors’ view. The Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.

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Participating in GACD – the leading research collaboration on chronic diseases worldwide: www.gacd.org


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