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Development of a peer-supported, self-management intervention for people following mental health crisis
BACKGROUND: A documented gap in support exists for service users following discharge from acute mental health services, and structured interventions to reduce relapse are rarely provided. Peer-facilitated self-management ...
Supporting transitions in child and adolescent mental health services: A rough guide to introducing peer support
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to share the lessons learnt during the implementation of a Peer Support Worker (PSW) pilot project within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). The project aimed to ...
Peer support training: Values, achievements and reflections
The Institute of Mental Health has been delivering accredited peer support training since 2009. The training is based on the values of recovery that each trainer, with lived or professional experience, strives to model in ...