Peer Support & What We Can Teach Each Other

National Voices – Peer Support Hub

Charlotte Augst, Chief Executive of National Voices, talks about the power and value of peer support and shows how it is not just an activity that happens outside of services, but should be an integral part of those services.

… there is so much we, who share an experience, can teach each other. And as always with community building and connection making, the impacts are profound, but they don’t happen entirely spontaneously. We needed to be brought together, we needed some help with ground rules and facilitation from time to time. …. Imagine what we could achieve for people if we were much more strategic about combining the amazing power of peers with formal or professional services.

You can read the full article here

Check out the resources at the National Voices Peer Support Hub and the Norfolk Peer Support Facebook group

 

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