http://bit.ly/2RTV7sN In a world first, La Trobe University research has shown how peer-led support programs for family and friends who provide regular support to an adult diagnosed with a mental health condition can significantly improve carer well-being. When carers were surveyed at the completion of the eight-week program, researchers found:Continue Reading

http://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/bismarck/peer-support-helps-those-in-grip-of-addiction/article_148deb70-091b-5cf1-8f92-589c7fdebee3.html Peer specialists use their experiences of recovery from an addiction or mental illness, and, through formal training, are able to support others in a behavioral health setting. In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in the use of peer support services within treatment settings to assist inContinue Reading