UPSIDES Implementation Manual published!

We are pleased to share the generic field version of our UPSIDES Implementation Manual—a document that has been in the making for five years, reflecting the combined efforts, emotions, and commitment invested in its creation. Accessible to everyone interested via, this manual comprehensively demonstrates the successful implementation of UPSIDES peer support across our varied study sites in Germany, India, Israel, Uganda, and Tanzania.

This resource serves as a testament to the collaborative efforts and dedication of everyone who contributed to its development. We extend our sincere gratitude to all colleagues and stakeholders involved, with a special recognition for our global network of peer support workers and trainers. Their diverse experiences and invaluable insights have significantly enriched this manual, lending it depth, authenticity, and practicality. It now stands as a valuable resource for those seeking knowledge in this field.

UPSIDES Implementation Manual Generic Field Version November 2023


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