Attitudes of Mental Health Peer-Run Organizations Towards Health Homes: Recommendations for Policy and Practice, Community Mental Health Journal, 2019
Self-Employment for People with Psychiatric Disabilities: Advantages and Strategies, The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 2018
Medicaid Reimbursement of Mental Health Peer-Run Organizations: Results of a National Survey. Administration & Policy in Mental Health, 2015.
Peer Respites: A Research and Practice Agenda. Psychiatric Services, 2015.
Services & Supports
Service User Perspectives
Discontinuing Psychiatric Medications: A Survey of Long-Term Users. Psychiatric Services, 2017.
Measurement of Perceived and Technical Quality of Care for Depression in Racially and Ethnically Diverse Groups. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 2016.
Stigma and Difficulty Accessing Medical Care in a Sample of Adults with Serious Mental Illness. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 2014.
Recovery in the USA: From Politics to Peer Support. International Review of Psychiatry, 2012.
Systems Change & Social Justice
Approaches to Research
Scaling Up Social Problems: Strategies for Solving Social Work’s Grand Challenges. Research on Social Work Practice, 2016.
Medicare Mental Health Parity: A High Potential Change that is Long Overdue. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 2010.
A Mental Health Allocation and Planning Simulation Model: A Mental Health Planner’s Perspective. In Handbook of Healthcare Delivery Systems, 2010.
Medicare and Mental Health Parity. Health Affairs, 2009.
Web-based survey data collection with peer support and advocacy organizations: Implications of participatory methods. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 2017.
Peer Interviewers in Mental Health Services Research. Journal of Mental Health Training, Education, and Practice, 2016.
Improving Capacity to Monitor and Support Sustainability of Mental Health Peer-Run Organizations. Psychiatric Services, 2014.
Technical Reports & Resources
Peer-Run Respites in the Continuum of Care (2012) Poster presented at the American Public Health Association.
Mental health peer-run organizations nationwide: Characteristics and attitudes toward the Affordable Care Act (2014) Dissertation submitted to Johns Hopkins University in conformity with the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
Advocacy & Social Movements
Media Appearances & Public Speaking
Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit | The New York Times
What Happens When you Stop Taking Psychiatric Medication | Pacific Standard
What Are the Effects of Stopping Psychiatric Medications? | NeuroScience News
Future of Mental Health Interview Series | Psychology Today
Peer Respites for Mental Health Consumers Prevent Hospitalizations | California Health Report
Students With Disabilities Aim For A College Degree, But Often Get Stuck | Huffington Post
Peer Respite Programs | CA Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions
Promoting College Access and Success For Students With Disabilities | U.S. Senate Hearing
Psychiatric Medication Reduction/Discontinuation and Peer Support, International Association of Peer Supporters, October 2017
Self-Employment Starts with You: Opportunities and Challenges in Entrepreneurship by Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies (CASRA) Spring Conference, May 2, 2017