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Affordable Health Insurance Options for Youth and Young Adults

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“Insurance options can be a difficult thing to navigate for adults, let alone young people experiencing significant hardship. Don’t assume that you can’t get health care if you have limited resources or lack family support. Options are available for young people to receive essential health coverage, often for free or low cost ― even if you can’t get health insurance from your family.

This guide can help you or a loved one find the health care you need as easily as possible. Learn what types of health insurance are available to vulnerable youth, who qualifies, and what coverage includes, along with resources where you can get help.”

Testing.com – Health Information Resource

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Testing.com is a health information web resource designed to help people understand the many lab tests that are a vital part of medical care. Their goal is to help people access reliable testing information so they can make informed decisions about their health.

Map of Certified Parent Peer Specialists in Wisconsin – March 2022

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Map of Certified Peer Specialists in Wisconsin – March 2022

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Youth Move National

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“Youth MOVE National is a youth-driven, chapter-based organization dedicated to uniting the voices of youth nationwide. Founded in 2007 and officially registered as an independent 501(c)(3) organization in 2013, we’ve grown to more than 60 chapters all around the country. You can read more about how we were founded in our history page.

We believe strongly that youth are the leaders of today, not tomorrow; all youth should be equal partners in the process of change; and that youth can motivate others through their voices of experience.

This is just the beginning.”

Establishing Peer Support Services for Overdose Response Toolkit – National Council for Mental Wellbeing

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Peer Delivered Syringe Exchange (PDSE) Toolkit – National Harm Reduction Coalition

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Video: “What is Peer Support?”

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Certified Peer Specialist & Recovery Coaching Conversations

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In January of 2022, the Wisconsin Peer Specialist Employment Initiative (WIPSEI) and Helios Recovery Services collaborated to hold a conversation exploring the unique roles of Certified Peer Specialists and Recovery Coaches. These roles have some commonalities and key differences.

Comparative Analysis of State Requirements for Peer Support Specialist Training and Certification in the United States

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