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What is Peer Support?

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Could Online Peer Counseling Transform the Mental Health Field?

http://bit.ly/2uTIoPF First, research shows that talk therapy is effective, but it’s too difficult to access. The average price of a therapy session in the US…

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Why peer support is crucial for those struggling with eating disorders

http://bit.ly/2RRqA0s Surman got some help from a therapist, a patchwork of doctors and a dietitian after that — but he says he didn’t really begin…

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Lean on Me, a texting service that provides non-crisis support to students

Lean on Me, a texting service that provides non-crisis support to students, from students, is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology brainchild that is slowly but…

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The discomfort agreement (from Intentional Peer Support)

The discomfort agreement (from Intentional Peer Support) where participants create a list of all the qualities they need from a group in order to continue…

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I learned about recovery, not just medication.

http://bit.ly/2QPyyWc Later, she got a job with ‘Shine’ a mental health support group and having trained with them, worked with the organisation for 18 years….

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Hearing Our Voices: Peer Support and Mental Illness | Stefanie Kaufman | TEDxBrownU

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Peer Support – The Evidence

http://bit.ly/2LBzXOp There’s a great deal of research ‘out there’ on peer-to-peer support. Unfortunately, some of it is less than ideal because it starts with a…

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Peer Support – Foster hope and build resilience, self-determination and autonomy.

http://bit.ly/36k4zvL Foster hope and build resilience, self-determination and autonomy. Focus on peer support tools, communication strategies, developing leadership, and the power of own story and…

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Intentional Peer Support is a way of thinking about and inviting transformative relationships.

http://bit.ly/38cdMbe Intentional Peer Support is a way of thinking about and inviting transformative relationships. Practitioners learn to use relationships to see things from new angles,…

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