We believe that peer support should be simple, safe, personalized, and affordable. HeyPeers is our way of making that happen.
Our mission is to help more people improve their lives by leveraging innovative technology and evidence-based peer support programs.
Peer support is proven to help those that are facing emotional and behavioral healthcare challenges.
First, Peer Support has been shown to improve the quality of life, increase and improve engagement with services, and can increase whole health and self-management. (Mental Health America, 2018).
Second, Peer Support decreases the severity and frequency of depression, anxiety, stress, and other mental and emotional health challenges. Our own studies have shown that video based peer support meetings can reduce the severity of depression, for example, by 33%. Click here to receive a copy of our white paper on the effectiveness of online Peer Support.
Third, multiple studies have demonstrated that peer support reduces hospital readmissions by as much as 72% resulting in significant cost savings for providers, payers, employers and care management organizations.Download White Paper
Some Of our Team Members
Co-Founder and CEO
Vince brings over 11 years of video-based peers support leadership experience to hisSee more
Co-Founder and Chief Product Development
Josh has over 15 years experience in information systems, data modeling, andSee more
Chief Business Development Officer
Roger advises, invests, and helps execute go-to-market and scale-up for software andSee more
Michelle initially began with PSS as a group facilitator for women with Perinatal Mood AnxietySee more
Scientific Advisory Board
Expanding our knowledge of virtual Peer Support
Co-Founder and CEO
- Vince brings over 11 years of video-based peers support leadership experinece to his role at PSS. He currently serves on the Board of the National Association of Peer Supporters and has been recognized by SAMHSA for his pioneering Behavioral Health Technology work. Vince has also held executive and leaderhsip roles at global consulting firms such as Accenture, Watson Wyatt, Towers Perrin and Opinion Research Corp. He has servedas an HR and IT executive in a large aerospace firm. Vince earned his PhD in Organizational Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and his BA in Psychology with a Business minor at the University of South Florida.
Who Uses our Peer Support Platforms?
HeyPeers is a thriving Community with tens of thousands of peers, coaches, trained supporters, and those that are willing to help.
Non-profits that are dedicated to support or treating behavioral health, chronic illnesses, rare diseases, trauma, grief, substance use, and other challenges for veterans, front line workers, parents, caregivers, patients, and many other populations.Learn More
Employers, health care insurance plans, managed care organizations, behavioral services, employee assistance programs, and health care providers.Learn More
Anyone seeking help, or those that can provide coaching, peer support group facilitation, or those that simply want to listen or share their experiences.Learn More
Vince Caimano and Josh Roberto are the Co-Founders of Peer Support Solutions, the company that brings you HeyPeers. They joined their companies together earlier in 2019 to create HeyPeers.See all