for Peer Support
& Lived Expertise
An International Training, Practice
and Innovation Center
THE PALLIANCE INSTITUTE
An international learning and resource hub for
practice, innovation and education in the art and science
of emotional health supports that are driven by lived-experience.
Our Purpose is to join with people, communities and employers to reduce distress, isolation and despair, and to enhance mental health and well-being worldwide
by advancing the power of lived experience and peer support.
Our Vision is a world in which everyone feels heard and cared for
in the face of adversity because members of every community provide
excellent support to their peers in the spirit of compassion.
PROGRAM & PROJECT INNOVATION
Palliance experts are international field leaders in the design and implementation of peer supports in both public, private and third sector
settings. In addition to custom program design, we provide planning and training for medium to entreprise-scale corporations, NGOs, states and provinces ,and cultural communities worldwide. Our innovations include unique skills development program, and technology innovations.
PALLIANCE POLICY CENTER focuses on organizational and public policy to advance the implementation of humanizing peer supports as systems and social change. The goal of the developing Policy Center is to lead the US and elsewhere in progressive policy change that empowers communities to support themselves and each other for improved emotional well-being.
RESEARCH& Community Learning
PALLIANCE is committed to its role as a hub for co-learning, information sharing and knowledge transfer that spans from community-defined evidence to Ivy League research. Our learning community include university-based researchers, evaluation experts, and thought leaders grounded in lived expertise values and practices worldwide.
LIVED EXPERTISE Consulting
In collaboration with our many community partners PALLIANCE provides consultation on initiatives to meaningfully and powerfully integrate the value of lived experience in research, public health and human services settings and the entire range of social initiatives to ground change in community expertise, cultural diversity, social justice and equity.
Peer Support Skills Training;
Human Resource Consultation;
Community-Driven Programming &
Technology-Enabled Innovations for
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.
•Public and Private Corporations
•Heavy Industry/labor and Technology
• Healthcare Systems
• Public Agencies and Services
•Education including College/University, Secondary and Youth Organizations
The Palliance Institute is founded, informed and staffed by leaders in multiple fields with lived experience of mental
ill-health, addictions recovery, disability, suicide and trauma ––collaborating for a healthier future for all.
WHAT IS...? THE ART & SCIENCE OF PEER SUPPORT
Peer Mentors. Work Buddies. Support Groups. Specialists. Warm Lines. Peer Respite.
Learn More about the power of peer support
at our PEER PRACTICES page,