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Piloting Dissemination and Advocacy of Peer Support through Social Media: Peers for Progress Recent Effort and Lessons Learned

Social media tools provide opportunities to advance dissemination and advocacy of peer support. However, peer support programs and organizations can benefit from understanding how to use these tools in order to produce intended impact. Coinciding with the recent launch of our new website (, Peers for Progress has also made a concerted effort to increase our social media presence. This article highlights our recent effort piloting social media strategies, as well as shares initial lessons learned.