Saturday, August 18, 2018
Supporting Men > Peer Support (Page 2)

What is peer support ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peer_support Peer support occurs when people provide knowledge, experience, emotional, social or practical help to each other.[1] It commonly refers to an initiative consisting of trained supporters (although it can be provided by peers without training), and can take a number of forms such as peer mentoring, reflective listening (reflecting content

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CHristchurch peer support service stigmatised

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/103207632/christchurch-mental-health-service-needs-cash-to-keep-going A "vital" mental health service in Christchurch is at risk of closure unless it can raise $200,000 to fit out its new premises. The Mental Health, Advocacy and Peer Support Trust (MHAPS) will have to leave its current premises on the corner of Colombo and Peterborough streets at the end of

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Here are the psychological profiles of people who are shy, avoidant, and unsocial:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/living-single/201804/5-kinds-people-who-withdraw-social-life Here are the psychological profiles of people who are shy, avoidant, and unsocial: Shy people: Are anxious about anxiety. They are afraid of being afraid. Are more likely to engage in physical aggression than people who are not shy. Are more likely to engage in relationship aggression than people who are

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PeerZone workshops start soon

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/midweek/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503658&objectid=12026043 PeerZone was developed in New Zealand by Mary O'Hagan and Sara McCook Weir. "There's a whole lot of workshops we'll be making our way through, from coping with stress, maximising income, finding and keeping a home, well-being for young people, dealing to stigma, alcohol and drugs ... so it's a whole

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A way of being in a relationship with somebody, which includes ‘lived experience’

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/midweek/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503658&objectid=12026043 "It's a way of being in a relationship with somebody, which includes 'lived experience' because that's the thing that connects us, but that's just the part that forms the connection of the therapeutic relationship, and the rest of that relationship sits on some very clear principles that are specific to

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Peer support: no longer fear failure but take it as a learning experience

https://www.diabetes.co.uk/news/2018/mar/researcher-highlights-importance-of-peer-support-in-diabetes-management-97177994.html "We all experienced the same difficulties, including not wanting to accept that our lives would be different from those of everyone around us; the constant judgment from doctors, friends, and strangers on our blood sugar results and what we were eating; and managing injections." Cartwright exited the meeting rejuvenated and started

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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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Peer Support for Women Deemed Invaluable

https://www.siliconrepublic.com/start-ups/peer-support-women-entrepreneurs-study From 2013 to 2017, participants on women entrepreneurship programmes sponsored by Enterprise Ireland were asked about their opinions of existing peer support schemes. 109 qualified women entrepreneurs who took part in the programmes were surveyed during the four-year period. The research found that the vast majority of participants on these programmes

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