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Distinguished Professor of Psychology Patrick Corrigan and Sonya Ballentine testify to Congress

Distinguished Professor of Psychology Patrick Corrigan and Sonya Ballentine recently testifed to Congress on the importance of patients helping other patients to navigate serious mental illness. Along with patient partner Marilyn Perez-Aviles, the team visited Washington D.C. where they were interviewed about their involvement in several projects aimed at using peer navigators to help underserved communities in Chicago.

Ballentine and Perez-Aviles wrote a blog post about their personal experiences with patients helping patients navigate serious mental illnesses for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Read the full blog here.

To see their full interviews click, visit:

Peer Navigators for Latinos with Serious Mental Illness

Using Peer Navigators to Improve Patient Outcomes

Benefits of Involving Patients in Research