A peer respite is an alternative support for individuals who are in distress. A peer respite is a voluntary, short term overnight support that is in a home-like environment—usually a residence—with all trained peer workers. Peer support is the main service provided in a peer respite.

 Link: https://www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/behavioral-health-recovery/peer-respites

Author: Washington State Health Care Authority