WHERE HOPE GREETS YOU AT THE DOOR AND RECOVERY IS THE EXPECTATION

People USA is a peer-run mental health non-profit that creates, provides, and promotes its own, innovative crisis response and wellness services.

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Thought leadership and innovations from our team.

CEO, Steve Miccio was interviewed in Episode 1 Challenges Facing Youth ‘This is a Crisis’

Look Media Resource interviewed CEO, Steve Miccio in their 1st Quarter Highlight Episode 1 Challenges Facing Youth ‘This is a Crisis’!

CEO, Steve Miccio was interviewed in Episode 1 Challenges Facing Youth ‘This is a Crisis’

Look Media Resource interviewed CEO, Steve Miccio in their 1st Quarter Highlight Episode 1 Challenges Facing Youth ‘This is a Crisis’!

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CBC News video and article interview with CEO Steve Miccio

CBC News video and article interview with CEO Steve Miccio,
“For people in crisis, community-led teams touted as alternative to Winnipeg police”

“Miccio envisions a world where there are no longer fatal outcomes when help is called for those suffering a mental health or addiction crisis. “We’re not there yet,” he said, “and there’s a lot of work to do.””

CBC News video and article interview with CEO Steve Miccio

CBC News video and article interview with CEO Steve Miccio,
“For people in crisis, community-led teams touted as alternative to Winnipeg police”

“Miccio envisions a world where there are no longer fatal outcomes when help is called for those suffering a mental health or addiction crisis. “We’re not there yet,” he said, “and there’s a lot of work to do.””

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“Q&A: Steve Miccio, CEO of Peer-Run Mental Health Nonprofit People USA” with Healthcare Innovation

Our CEO Steve Miccio was interviewed by Healthcare Innovation for “Q&A: Steve Miccio, CEO of Peer-Run Mental Health Nonprofit People USA”

“Miccio described how his Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based organization’s services are developed and operated by people who have personally overcome mental health issues, addiction, or trauma, which makes a valuable addition and alternative to the traditional behavioral healthcare system. He said that People USA’s peer-led models significantly reduce hospital utilization, incarceration rates, and overall healthcare spending.”

“Q&A: Steve Miccio, CEO of Peer-Run Mental Health Nonprofit People USA” with Healthcare Innovation

Our CEO Steve Miccio was interviewed by Healthcare Innovation for “Q&A: Steve Miccio, CEO of Peer-Run Mental Health Nonprofit People USA”

“Miccio described how his Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based organization’s services are developed and operated by people who have personally overcome mental health issues, addiction, or trauma, which makes a valuable addition and alternative to the traditional behavioral healthcare system. He said that People USA’s peer-led models significantly reduce hospital utilization, incarceration rates, and overall healthcare spending.”

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CEO, Steve Miccio was interviewed in Episode 1 Challenges Facing Youth ‘This is a Crisis’

Look Media Resource interviewed CEO, Steve Miccio in their 1st Quarter Highlight Episode 1 Challenges Facing Youth ‘This is a Crisis’!

Learn More

CBC News video and article interview with CEO Steve Miccio

CBC News video and article interview with CEO Steve Miccio,
“For people in crisis, community-led teams touted as alternative to Winnipeg police”

“Miccio envisions a world where there are no longer fatal outcomes when help is called for those suffering a mental health or addiction crisis. “We’re not there yet,” he said, “and there’s a lot of work to do.””

Learn More

“Q&A: Steve Miccio, CEO of Peer-Run Mental Health Nonprofit People USA” with Healthcare Innovation

Our CEO Steve Miccio was interviewed by Healthcare Innovation for “Q&A: Steve Miccio, CEO of Peer-Run Mental Health Nonprofit People USA”

“Miccio described how his Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based organization’s services are developed and operated by people who have personally overcome mental health issues, addiction, or trauma, which makes a valuable addition and alternative to the traditional behavioral healthcare system. He said that People USA’s peer-led models significantly reduce hospital utilization, incarceration rates, and overall healthcare spending.”

Learn More

News

Thought leadership and innovations from our team.

CBC News video and article interview with CEO Steve Miccio

CBC News video and article interview with CEO Steve Miccio,
“For people in crisis, community-led teams touted as alternative to Winnipeg police”

“Miccio envisions a world where there are no longer fatal outcomes when help is called for those suffering a mental health or addiction crisis. “We’re not there yet,” he said, “and there’s a lot of work to do.””

Read more

“Q&A: Steve Miccio, CEO of Peer-Run Mental Health Nonprofit People USA” with Healthcare Innovation

Our CEO Steve Miccio was interviewed by Healthcare Innovation for “Q&A: Steve Miccio, CEO of Peer-Run Mental Health Nonprofit People USA”

“Miccio described how his Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based organization’s services are developed and operated by people who have personally overcome mental health issues, addiction, or trauma, which makes a valuable addition and alternative to the traditional behavioral healthcare system. He said that People USA’s peer-led models significantly reduce hospital utilization, incarceration rates, and overall healthcare spending.”

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"We want to change the conversation from illness to wellness."

- Steve Miccio, CEO

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  • 2024 Sozosei Summit to Decriminalize Mental Illness 💙

Thank you to the @sozoseifoundation for providing our Development Manager, Kristen Vaphides, with a scholarship to this important conference! 🫶 

Our CEO @stevenjmiccio will be speaking at this conference on April 16-17!

#SozoseiFoundation #SozoseiSummit #PhiladelphiaPA #Philadelphia #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork #PeopleUSACEO #CEOofPeopleUSA #SteveMiccio #SteveMiccioCEO
  • Look Media Resource interviewed CEO, Steve Miccio in their 1st Quarter Highlight Episode 1 Challenges Facing Youth ‘This is a Crisis’! 🫶 

To watch the full video click the link in bio to visit our website!

#PeopleUSACEO #CEOofPeopleUSA #SteveMiccio #SteveMiccioCEO #LookMediaResource #Youth #YouthCrisis #YouthMentalHealth #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork
  • April is National Stress Awareness Month!

It's important to prioritize self-care and find ways to manage stress in our daily lives. Whether it's through exercise, meditation, or simply taking a moment to breathe, finding healthy coping mechanisms is key. 

Remember to prioritize your mental health and seek support when needed. Stress is a normal part of life, but it's essential to take steps to reduce its impact on our overall well-being. 

Here are some helpful tips:
🌬️ Practice deep breathing exercises 🌬️ 
🌻 Take a walk in nature 🌻 
🎶 Listen to calming music 🎶 
✍️ Write in a journal ✍️ 
🛀  Take a warm bath 🛀 

To learn more about us and how we can help click here: https://buff.ly/3VCnyeC
  • Together People USA and @honor_ocny CTI SOS are committed to providing high-quality CTI services to individuals in need! 🫶 

Pictured are People USA’s Director of Supportive Housing and SOS Peer Specialist Supervisor, Dominick Marino and Director of the SOS Team, Evan Wilson.

HONOR CTI (Critical Time Intervention) SOS (Safe Options Support) is a program initiative that has quickly gained recognition for its innovative approach to CTI. The HONOR CTI SOS team consists of dedicated and compassionate professionals committed to supporting individuals experiencing homelessness. 

People USA and Access Supports for Living have partnered to collaborate and provide a comprehensive service to individuals experiencing homelessness, substance use disorder, and mental health challenges.

#HONOR #CriticalTimeIntervention #SafeOptionsSupport #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork
  • Our CEO @stevenjmiccio will be speaking at the @sozoseifoundation Sozosei Summit 2024 on April 16-17, 2024 in Philadelphia, PA! 

#PeopleUSACEO #CEOofPeopleUSA #SteveMiccio #SteveMiccioCEO # Philadelphia #PA #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork #2024SozoseiSummit, #SozoseiFdn #mentalillnessisnotacrime
  • Happy World Health Day! 💙🌎💙 

"Around the world, the right to health of millions is increasingly coming under threat.
Conflicts are devastating lives, causing death, pain, hunger and psychological distress. 

To address these types of challenges, the theme for World Health Day 2024 is 'My Health, My right’!

This year’s theme was chosen to champion the right of everyone, everywhere to have access to quality health services, education, and information, as well as safe drinking water, clean air, good nutrition, quality housing, decent working and environmental conditions, and freedom from discrimination."

https://buff.ly/43hBAHm 

#WorldHealthDay #MyHealthMyRight #HealthForAll #MentalHealthisHealth  #MentalHealthMatters #WorldHealthOrganization #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Mentalhealth #Advocacy #Peers #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness
2024 Sozosei Summit to Decriminalize Mental Illness 💙

Thank you to the @sozoseifoundation for providing our Development Manager, Kristen Vaphides, with a scholarship to this important conference! 🫶 

Our CEO @stevenjmiccio will be speaking at this conference on April 16-17!

#SozoseiFoundation #SozoseiSummit #PhiladelphiaPA #Philadelphia #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork #PeopleUSACEO #CEOofPeopleUSA #SteveMiccio #SteveMiccioCEO
2024 Sozosei Summit to Decriminalize Mental Illness 💙 Thank you to the @sozoseifoundation for providing our Development Manager, Kristen Vaphides, with a scholarship to this important conference! 🫶 Our CEO @stevenjmiccio will be speaking at this conference on April 16-17! #SozoseiFoundation #SozoseiSummit #PhiladelphiaPA #Philadelphia #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork #PeopleUSACEO #CEOofPeopleUSA #SteveMiccio #SteveMiccioCEO
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Look Media Resource interviewed CEO, Steve Miccio in their 1st Quarter Highlight Episode 1 Challenges Facing Youth ‘This is a Crisis’! 🫶 

To watch the full video click the link in bio to visit our website!

#PeopleUSACEO #CEOofPeopleUSA #SteveMiccio #SteveMiccioCEO #LookMediaResource #Youth #YouthCrisis #YouthMentalHealth #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork
Look Media Resource interviewed CEO, Steve Miccio in their 1st Quarter Highlight Episode 1 Challenges Facing Youth ‘This is a Crisis’! 🫶 To watch the full video click the link in bio to visit our website! #PeopleUSACEO #CEOofPeopleUSA #SteveMiccio #SteveMiccioCEO #LookMediaResource #Youth #YouthCrisis #YouthMentalHealth #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork
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April is National Stress Awareness Month! It's important to prioritize self-care and find ways to manage stress in our daily lives. Whether it's through exercise, meditation, or simply taking a moment to breathe, finding healthy coping mechanisms is key. Remember to prioritize your mental health and seek support when needed. Stress is a normal part of life, but it's essential to take steps to reduce its impact on our overall well-being. Here are some helpful tips: 🌬️ Practice deep breathing exercises 🌬️ 🌻 Take a walk in nature 🌻 🎶 Listen to calming music 🎶 ✍️ Write in a journal ✍️ 🛀 Take a warm bath 🛀 To learn more about us and how we can help click here: https://buff.ly/3VCnyeC
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Together People USA and @honor_ocny CTI SOS are committed to providing high-quality CTI services to individuals in need! 🫶 

Pictured are People USA’s Director of Supportive Housing and SOS Peer Specialist Supervisor, Dominick Marino and Director of the SOS Team, Evan Wilson.

HONOR CTI (Critical Time Intervention) SOS (Safe Options Support) is a program initiative that has quickly gained recognition for its innovative approach to CTI. The HONOR CTI SOS team consists of dedicated and compassionate professionals committed to supporting individuals experiencing homelessness. 

People USA and Access Supports for Living have partnered to collaborate and provide a comprehensive service to individuals experiencing homelessness, substance use disorder, and mental health challenges.

#HONOR #CriticalTimeIntervention #SafeOptionsSupport #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork
Together People USA and @honor_ocny CTI SOS are committed to providing high-quality CTI services to individuals in need! 🫶 Pictured are People USA’s Director of Supportive Housing and SOS Peer Specialist Supervisor, Dominick Marino and Director of the SOS Team, Evan Wilson. HONOR CTI (Critical Time Intervention) SOS (Safe Options Support) is a program initiative that has quickly gained recognition for its innovative approach to CTI. The HONOR CTI SOS team consists of dedicated and compassionate professionals committed to supporting individuals experiencing homelessness. People USA and Access Supports for Living have partnered to collaborate and provide a comprehensive service to individuals experiencing homelessness, substance use disorder, and mental health challenges. #HONOR #CriticalTimeIntervention #SafeOptionsSupport #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork
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Our CEO @stevenjmiccio will be speaking at the @sozoseifoundation Sozosei Summit 2024 on April 16-17, 2024 in Philadelphia, PA! 

#PeopleUSACEO #CEOofPeopleUSA #SteveMiccio #SteveMiccioCEO # Philadelphia #PA #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork #2024SozoseiSummit, #SozoseiFdn #mentalillnessisnotacrime
Our CEO @stevenjmiccio will be speaking at the @sozoseifoundation Sozosei Summit 2024 on April 16-17, 2024 in Philadelphia, PA! #PeopleUSACEO #CEOofPeopleUSA #SteveMiccio #SteveMiccioCEO # Philadelphia #PA #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Nonprofit #MentalHealth #Advocacy #Peers #WellnessServices #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness #NewYork #2024SozoseiSummit, #SozoseiFdn #mentalillnessisnotacrime
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Happy World Health Day! 💙🌎💙 

"Around the world, the right to health of millions is increasingly coming under threat.
Conflicts are devastating lives, causing death, pain, hunger and psychological distress. 

To address these types of challenges, the theme for World Health Day 2024 is 'My Health, My right’!

This year’s theme was chosen to champion the right of everyone, everywhere to have access to quality health services, education, and information, as well as safe drinking water, clean air, good nutrition, quality housing, decent working and environmental conditions, and freedom from discrimination."

https://buff.ly/43hBAHm 

#WorldHealthDay #MyHealthMyRight #HealthForAll #MentalHealthisHealth  #MentalHealthMatters #WorldHealthOrganization #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Mentalhealth #Advocacy #Peers #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness
Happy World Health Day! 💙🌎💙 "Around the world, the right to health of millions is increasingly coming under threat. Conflicts are devastating lives, causing death, pain, hunger and psychological distress. To address these types of challenges, the theme for World Health Day 2024 is 'My Health, My right’! This year’s theme was chosen to champion the right of everyone, everywhere to have access to quality health services, education, and information, as well as safe drinking water, clean air, good nutrition, quality housing, decent working and environmental conditions, and freedom from discrimination." https://buff.ly/43hBAHm #WorldHealthDay #MyHealthMyRight #HealthForAll #MentalHealthisHealth #MentalHealthMatters #WorldHealthOrganization #PeopleUSA #PeopleUSANow #Mentalhealth #Advocacy #Peers #Community #Support #Recovery #Sobriety #Prevention #Hope #RoadToMentalWellness
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