Published on in Vol 9, No 12 (2020): December

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/22500, first published .
Online and Recovery-Oriented Support Groups Facilitated by Peer Support Workers in Times of COVID-19: Protocol for a Feasibility Pre-Post Study

Online and Recovery-Oriented Support Groups Facilitated by Peer Support Workers in Times of COVID-19: Protocol for a Feasibility Pre-Post Study

Online and Recovery-Oriented Support Groups Facilitated by Peer Support Workers in Times of COVID-19: Protocol for a Feasibility Pre-Post Study

Jean-Francois Pelletier 1, 2, PhD;  Janie Houle 3, PhD;  Marie-Hélène Goulet 4, PhD;  Robert-Paul Juster 1, PhD;  Charles-Édouard Giguère 5, MSc;  Jonathan Bordet 5, MA;  Isabelle Hénault 6, PSW;  Alain Lesage 1, MD, Mphil;  Luigi De Benedictis 5, MD, MSc, FRCP;  Frédéric Denis 7, PhD, DMD;  Roger Ng 8, MBChB

1 Department of Psychiatry and Addictology, Montreal Mental Health University Institute – Research Centre, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, CA

2 Department of Psychiatry, Yale University , New Haven, CT, US

3 Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal , Montreal, QC, CA

4 School of Nursing, University of Montreal , Montreal, QC, CA

5 Montreal Mental Health University Institute – Research Centre , Montreal, QC, CA

6 Quebec Association of Peer Support Workers , Montreal, QC, CA

7 Université de Tours , Tours , FR

8 Kowloon Hospital , Hong Kong , CN

Corresponding Author:

  • Jean-Francois Pelletier, PhD
  • Department of Psychiatry and Addictology
  • Montreal Mental Health University Institute – Research Centre
  • University of Montreal
  • 7401 Hochelaga Street
  • Montreal, QC
  • CA
  • Phone: 1 1 514 574 5879
  • Email: jean-francois.pelletier@yale.edu