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La Trobe University research shows how peer support programs work

http://bit.ly/2RTV7sN In a world first, La Trobe University research has shown how peer-led support programs for family and friends who provide regular support to an…

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Outcomes from peer services are as good as if not better than conventional services

http://bit.ly/2FMc8jO Peer-support involves people who have recovered from gambling addiction, and is a service that health advocates say has been missing for a long time….

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Peer Support – Learning to Grow Together

Peer learning involves a new role for the students who facilitate the learning of other students. The role of the peer facilitator, which is focused…

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If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy…shame can’t survive.’

This makes sense, as elegantly put by Brené Brown: ‘If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t…

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Peer support tied to fewer repeat mental health hospitalizations

Adults who have been hospitalized for psychiatric problems may be less likely to be readmitted when they get support from other patients who went through…

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All of us just wanted to talk—and listen—to each other, not really a professional

A counsellor was on hand and often had prepared a topic guide or exercise she wanted us to work through. At times we politely agreed….

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Watch “Peer Support: A Health Care Strategy for Diabetes in China” on YouTube

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Andrew Bell: Origins of Peer to Peer learning

In February 1787 he went out to India and went ashore at Madras, where he stayed for 10 years. He became chaplain to a number of…

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Global implementation of peer support

Service users and researchers in HICs have advocated strongly for access to peer support for people with SMI [20, 21, 22]. In recent years, peer support has…

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Benefits of development of the peer workforce

https://www.tepou.co.nz/uploads/files/resource-assets/service-user-consumer-and-peer-workforce-guide-for-planners-and-funders.pdf Peer work benefits the people who use the service, the peer worker and the organisation. The formal evidence in both mental health and addiction…

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