What is PeerTECH?

PeerTECH is a peer and technology-supported self-management intervention that teaches adults with serious mental illness  how to co-manage psychiatric illness and chronic health conditions. PeerTECH includes in-person eModules, a smartphone application, and a peer care management dashboard

eModules are designed to be reviewed by peer specialists and service users on a tablet during in-person sessions. PeerTECH eModules include 10 sessions: recovery and health goals; strategies to meet goals; education on SMI and medical illness; causes of mental illness; building social supports to improve wellness; medication adherence; developing a relapse prevention plan; coping with psychiatric symptoms; coping with medical symptoms; and accessing health services and making decisions. 


PeerTECH in the News!

Are You Aware Of The Power of Peers?--Forbes Magazine

Smartphone app may help older adults manage serious mental illness and chronic health conditions--Elsevier

New User-Friendly Apps Can Help Older Adults Manage Mental Issues--PsychCentral


For more information, to schedule a certification training in PeerTECH, send us an email via the contact form.