What’s it like to stay at a peer-led respite house, instead of a hospital? Residents and workers at Afiya House in Massachusetts reveal in their own words the benefits, challenges and myths behind non-clinical support within the community for those in crisis.
Two key speakers (one with lived experience) explore the growth of peer support in the US and how healthcare organisations are beginning to invest in this area.
How do peer suport staff maximise their impact so that they are not merely present in an organsation? A number of US speakers outline how peer support should be fully integrated in the planning and delivery of services as well as organisational leadership.
A webinar including panel discussion and Q&A outlining co produced guidance on how to build and maintain peer support programme. Helpful for coomunity organisers, healthcare workers, reserachers and programme developers as well as caregivers and peers.
This video introduces a work-based peer support group, including examples from employees on how a simple group can help with managing stress and support staff in returning to work.
An inspiring example of why a peer-led approach to services is so valuable, using success stories from former sex workers using their pasts to drive growth and innovation within an organisation providing street outreach and HIV prevention
Mental Health Partnerships in the USA examines how peer support services can be financed in this webinar
This video hows a peer support group in action, demonstrating how those using direct payments can come together to access information, speak to experts from a range of organisations, and meet others to share experiences.
Peers as well as workers share their experience of recovery and how peer support helped them along the journey