Surveys are CLOSED! The final report will be available by request in March. Please email is you would like a copy of the final report. 

Thank you for your support and interest in this project!

Surveys Currently Looking for Participants

3 Jun 2020 9:52 AM | Anthony Pascarella

MHPC Announcement:

Behavioral Health Telehealth Survey for Individuals and their Families


The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is seeking input from individuals who have received behavioral health services and their families on their experiences with telehealth during COVID19 to guide the future of behavioral health telehealth in Pennsylvania.  An online survey will be available through Monday June 22, 2020 at:


Questions regarding the survey or behavioral health telehealth in Pennsylvania can be directed to:

Dear Peer Specialists,

My name is Martha Barbone and I am Interim Director of Operations for iNAPS. We are collaborating with Wallis Adams at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University to conduct a study to better understand how the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic has impacted the work and volunteer lives of peer specialists in the US.

I am writing to invite all peer specialists (including peer supporters, peer support providers, peer coaches, etc.) to participate in the online survey that has been constructed by the Center and iNAPS. The survey will take approximately 15-30 minutes. Participation is completely voluntary and your answers will be anonymous. The survey information will be sent directly to the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation for them to analyze and to describe the findings. We will report the findings back to you through email or a newsletter.

If a participant would like to provide their email address, they can enter a random drawing where 10 participants will win a $50 gift certificate to Amazon. The Center will be randomly selecting 10 winners after the survey closes.

If you are willing to help us out with this important research, please follow the link here:

There will also be an opportunity to complete a second, follow-up survey in approximately 3 months. Participation in that second survey is completely voluntary, and completing this first survey doesn’t mean that you have to complete the second one.

Please feel free to forward this survey to peer specialists and peer organizations that you know! That way, we can get a better sense of what changes are occurring.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the person conducting the survey (Dr. Adams) at

2551 Walnut Street

Harrisburg, PA 17103

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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