https://cpcr.aut.ac.nz/our-research/peer-support-after-brain-injury The burden of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on the individual, their whānau, and society is significant and enduring. We have found that existing service provision does not address ongoing needs. There is increasing evidence for the benefit of peer mentoring interventions across a diversity of populations. This study isContinue Reading

AUT Centre for Person Centred Research is setting up a peer support service in Gisborne (and Auckland) to explore if peer mentoring is helpful for people as they recover from a head injury. Opening up to peers – The Gisborne Herald https://t.co/Sf8uHD4z8B — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) March 26, 2020 AUTContinue Reading

Peer support workers are a new—but growing—way mothers can get the mental health help they need https://t.co/JLr6Aa1DKE — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) March 18, 2020 Peer support professionals are women who have lived experiences in struggling with maternal mental health conditions and are trained to help others. It’s an evidence-based practiceContinue Reading