Perspectives of Black Peer Coach

Official Title

Perspectives of Black peer coaches on the barriers and facilitators to recovery from Substance Use Disorder and Commonly Occurring Mental Health Disorders

Study Details

This study seeks perspectives of Black peer recovery coaches in Missouri, specifically perspectives on barriers to becoming a peer coach in our state, and what is needed to better support Black Missourians who are working towards recovery.

Principal Investigator

Dr. Hannah Szlyk

IRB Number



1. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and live in Missouri
2. Participants must self identify as Black and/or African American
3. Participants must be in recovery from a substance use disorder (SUD) and have served formally or informally as a peer to others with an SUD

Compensation is provided (contact the study team for compensation amount).

Volunteer Information

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