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Peer support workforce employs people with “lived experience”

https://www.odt.co.nz/regions/mental-health-peer-support-model-promoted The Otago Mental Health Support Trust is described by its manager, Grant Cooper, as one “small pocket” of peer support. It had six part-time…

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Accessibility advantages of online peer support

https://www.prweb.com/releases/online_peer_support_supportiv_whitepaper_reveals_evidence_based_solution_to_mental_health_epidemic/prweb17344384.htm Dr. Ku completed her undergraduate education in Neuroscience and Molecular/Cell Biology at Princeton, and her MD at Columbia University. In addition, she’s an expert…

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Peer Support qualification delivered as an apprenticeship

Delivering this programme successfully requires a strong partnership across the staff, employer and Careerforce according to Bentham. “Critical to completion of this 120-credit qualification is…

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Participants: lack of hierarchy, accessibility of receiving care and positive experiences with peer specialists.

Parachute NYC was launched in 2012 to provide a “soft landing” for persons experiencing a psychiatric crisis. The program was funded through a federal grant…

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Lived experience: The group is stronger than the individual

The collective itself is important, for as Rose espouses, the level of the group is stronger than the individual and allows for more effective advocacy…

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Lived experience crucial in peer support

https://t.co/v8xnQej7vY — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) May 14, 2020 The following two African men explained the benefit of HIV-specific groups: “Here, you get a lot of…

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Intentional Peer Support: A Personal Retrospective by Shery Mead

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Get Peer Support During Covid-19 Self Isolation

Phone or email any of our peer support facilitators for peer support by phone or text during the Covid-19 self-isolation. Peer support groups that are…

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Peer Support Practice Guidelines

“Peer support is person-centred and underpinned by strength-based philosophies. The life experience of the peer-support-worker creates common ground from which the trust relationship with the…

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Get Peer Support During Covid-19 Self Isolation

Phone or email any of our peer support facilitators for peer support by phone or text during the Covid-19 self-isolation. Peer support groups that are…

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