Thursday, November 22, 2018
Supporting Men > Peer Support (Page 2)

They also fear being labeled ‘special snowflakes’

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kimberlyfries/2017/12/18/4-ways-to-help-millennial-leaders-overcome-mental-health-problems/#73f8a2ea11f9 “Sadly, mental health issues are very isolating. For millennials, this is often compounded by the false, social narrative that has been created about them,” Michigan said. “Not only do they suffer because of mental health problems, they also fear being labeled ‘special snowflakes’ or seen as being spoiled and entitled.” This

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“Closed” or “secret” Facebook groups allow people connect privately with others

http://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2018-02-27/how-social-media-is-connecting-people-living-with-illness/9484574 The 25-year-old Brisbane nurse is one of thousands of Australians living with an illness who turns to social media to connect with others who understand her plight. "Closed" or "secret" Facebook groups allow people connect privately with others who might be going through a similar experience. The groups often have a set

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As she sought treatment, she met others like her, which helped her to begin

http://toronto.citynews.ca/2018/03/22/montreal-therapists-citizens-raise-awareness-of-compulsive-hoarding/ MONTREAL – Mitsou Lefebvre-Lafrance never realized that the piles of books, papers, clothes, collectibles and craft supplies that covered every surface in her Montreal apartment were a problem until she needed to move to a smaller space. But as the move approached, she suddenly realized she just couldn’t, or didn’t know

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Canada: peer support needs training and lived experience

https://www.thestar.com/vancouver/2018/05/08/lived-experience-is-important-but-not-sufficient-in-mental-health-and-substance-use-support-say-experts.html Almost all of those employees have lived experience with mental health issues. And they have all been given training, said Anderson, that both encourages them to draw on their histories as a resource, and respects the challenges lived experience can present in the workplace. “It isn’t just about inviting people’s lived

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