‘Peer Support’ means that people are coming together to share their own experiences to support each other. The aim of our Peer Support service is to provide an environment where those living with mental ill health and/or hidden disabilities feel safe and accepted.
We offers a wide range of groups and workshops to help maintain or improve mental wellbeing. These activities are delivered in a relaxed and informal environment with discussion and opinions encouraged and can be accessed online, face to face or via digital homeworking handbooks.
The workshops available are:
- Stress Management
- Confidence to Work
- Self Esteem and Resilience
- Assertiveness and Communication
- Ways to Wellbeing
- Mood and Food
- Volunteer Training
Peer support also offers a wide range of roles for people interested in volunteering or providing a more informal support role as peer supporter to Support others from their lived experiences
Is Peer Support Right for Me?
- Peer support can be helpful when used on its own, or alongside talking therapies such as CBT.
- What you gain from Peer Support is very personal, but it can help you to share any worries, concerns, or any positive steps you’ve made in a group which is safe and understanding.
- Taking part in Peer Support can help you identify skills and build your confidence by working with others.
Optional Peer Support and Volunteer Roles:
You can become a:
- Peer Supporter
- Peer Support Champions
- Workshop Volunteers
- IT Volunteers
- Event Volunteers
- Employer engagement Volunteers
To find out more please contact us!