People USA’s CEO, Steve Miccio was interviewed on the podcast “Behavioral Health Today” episode 266 “People USA & Peer-led Innovation in Mental Health with Steve Miccio”.


“Our expectations should be that people can live a better life if they’re given the right support. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Steve Miccio. Steve is the Chief Executive Officer of People USA, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families and people with behavioral health challenges.


Steve is an innovator in crisis response and mental health services. For over two decades, he has introduced groundbreaking models and approaches that reduce hospital utilization, incarceration rates, and healthcare spending. Steve was the first in the United States to embed peers in hospital psychiatric ERs. He also created the Rose House model of peer-operated crisis respites, the Transitional Care Wellness Team Model, and developed unique training programs for hospitals, local government units, and behavioral health organizations across the U.S.”


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