National Standards for Peer Support for people living with HIV. Designed for people living with HIV to set out what they can expect when accessing or providing peer support, for organisations in informing the design and delivery of support, for health and social care professionals to better engage with peer support, and for commissioners and policy makers in inform service design and ensure the effective commissioning of quality peer support.
Peer supporters from across the emergency services give their top tips on how to create and maintain a peer support culture.
Mapping the current peer support landscape in New Zealand highlighting the issues for planners and funders. It makes recommendations to ensure that peer support workers become valued members of the mental health sector.
A concise fact sheet detailing peer support values, components and success stories as well as local and national outcomes.
Working with veterans, this toolkit aims to tackle common peer support problems such as role confusion, staff resistance and the unequal treatment of peer support workers.
A US based report highlighting the benefits of peer support in increasing wellbeing while decreasing costs in comparison to traditional day treatments
What does privilege mean in the context of peer support and why is it relevant?
An introduction into the issues and matters that arise for peer support workers and how organisations may mitigate these.
If your organisation is new to peer support workers then this handbook will help with role descriptions and tips on how to help grow roles
For those involved in sheltered house services, this innovative case study explores ‘kindliness’ as a way of developing peer support and engendering culture change, against the background of funding cuts.