Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health


To promote the recovery, self-determination, and community inclusion of people facing psychiatric disability and/or addiction through focusing on their strengths and the valuable contributions they have to make to the lives of their communities.

Research, Training, Consultation Portfolio

Developing, evaluating, and offering tools, technologies, and technical assistance for communities and organizations engaged in behavioral health system transformation.

  • Education and Training for people in recovery, providers, organizations, schools, and communities in becoming more recovery-oriented and culturally responsive.
  • Participatory Research involving qualitative and quantitative methods; measure and tool development; and database design.
  • Program Evaluation including capacity and needs assessment; program design and evaluation; linking activities to outcomes; using data to sustain program operations; and strategies for building organizational capacity for self-assessment.
  • Organizational Consultation for enhancing organizational cultural competencies; technical assistance on resource development and building community partnerships; person-centered planning; organizational and system transformation.
  • Policy Development to promote implementation of recovery-oriented and culturally responsive organizational policies, procedures, and practice standards.


Yale Faculty

Kimberly Antunes

Research Associate CMHC

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Chyrell Bellamy, MSW, PhD

Associate Professor Term

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Patricia Benedict

Research Associate 2, HSS

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Billy Bromage, MSW

Lecturer in Psychiatry

Director of Community Organizing

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Mark Costa, MD, MPH

Associate Research Scientist

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Merarilisse Crespo

Research Assistant CMHC

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Larry Davidson, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry

Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Director, Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health

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Miriam Delphin, PhD

Associate Professor Adjunct

Director, Cultural Competency Programming and Consultation

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Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health (Y-PRCH)
Erector Square, Building 1,
319 Peck Street,
New Haven, 06513

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More Information

For more information about our research and training programs, please consult our program website at www.yale.edu/prch or 203-764-7594 to discuss ways that we can work together, provide consultation, present research or in other ways collaborate to promote recovery, self-determination, and community inclusion.