Pulling together: enabling conversations to help people thrive in later life20 March 2018,
Candy Worf reflects on the past two and a half years, facilitating peer support groups for people in later life.
An evaluation of the Standing Together project19 March 2018
There is evidence to suggest that peer-support groups can help to increase social connectedness among older people, thus improving their quality of life.
Given that 3.6 million older people live alone in the UK (Age UK. 2018), and the associated health risks of these...
What is the value of peer support?
Experts explain what peer support can offer, and why it should be rolled out more widely.
Mental Health Foundation highlights the importance of children’s mental health with #MindsMatter8 March 2016,
As the Friends of the Foundation host a gala dinner to raise much needed funds for the Mental Health Foundation’s work with children and young people, a preventative approach to mental health problems in childhood has never been more needed.
Peer Education Project (PEP)
Our innovative school-based project sees older pupils deliver mental health lessons to younger pupils, with the aim of creating more understanding and eradicating stigma.
Re:Connect and Time and Space
Re:Connect and Time and Space are unique peer support projects established for mental health carers
Self-help and peer-support groups for older people who are lonely and socially isolated.
Learn about Peer Support and mental health. Find out what the benefits are, who benefits, and what the types of Peer Support are.
Hanifa's Outing with Her Circle of Support20 February 2015, Hanifa Islam
I have a circle of support in the workplace. It was set up when I started here nearly ten years ago because it helped me get to know colleagues in other teams.
Video blogging saved my life7 November 2014, Guest Blogger
Sam is a primary school teacher living in Devon; here he talks about how opening up and telling the truth on video was a blessing that helped him deal with anxiety and depression.