Research in the Works

Into the Light: Using Technology to Develop a Mother/Family Centered Peer Support Network [English and Spanish versions]

Authors: Shannon Hennig (Postpartum Progress Inc.) , Katherine Stone (Postpartum Progress Inc) , Joanne Nicholson (Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center)

  • Into the Light: Using Technology to Develop a Mother/Family Centered Peer Support Network [English and Spanish versions]

    Research in the Works

    Into the Light: Using Technology to Develop a Mother/Family Centered Peer Support Network [English and Spanish versions]

    Authors: , ,

Abstract

This paper highlights the work of Postpartum Progress Inc., to engage with large online communities of women experiencing a perinatal mental health issue, in order to explore the efficacy of peer support as a treatment modality. "Into the Light" is a Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Pipeline to Proposal project that will bring together diverse stakeholders and patients to build collaborative partnerships. Project goals include developing patient engagement, recruitment and dissemination strategies that reflect the needs of this patient population. Increasing patient access to easily understood information about treatment options when making health care decisions and improving patient-centered research strategies are also aims of the project.

A Spanish translation of this publication is available to download under "Additional Files".

Keywords: perinatal mental health, patient-centered research, patient engagement, peer support, treatment options, Spanish

How to Cite:

Hennig, S. & Stone, K. & Nicholson, J., (2016) “Into the Light: Using Technology to Develop a Mother/Family Centered Peer Support Network [English and Spanish versions]”, Journal of Parent and Family Mental Health 1(2): 1001. doi: https://doi.org/10.7191/parentandfamily.1001

Rights: Copyright 2016 The Author(s).

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02 Dec 2016
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