Peer Support: Navigating A Hard Year

Peer Supporter Alex Walker discusses his journey as a mental health peer supporter during COVID-19, and how the mutuality between peer supporters and the peers they support formed a strong foundation for “weathering the storm”. This video story highlights the power of connection. It illustrates how working in the mental health field means believing in authentic and intimate connections. These connections are not only between us and the people we support, but also the people we work alongside. Submitted for Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Responses, launched as part of Mental Health Month 2020