2022 California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) Conference

Peer Counseling Effectiveness in Acute Care at Kings County Hospital

Peer counseling is not new to Kings County Hospital Center (KCHC). In fact, it began more than ten years ago when a former patient—a tireless advocate and pioneer of the consumer mental health recovery movement—was hired as a part-time intern to work on inpatient services. In 2004, through a...