Monday, April 23, 2018
Supporting Men > peer support

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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