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)
An ambitious pilot scheme aimed at ensuring every school identifies and implements better practice to safeguard children’s mental health.
Self-help and peer-support groups for older people who are lonely and socially isolated.
Re:Connect and Time and Space
Re:Connect and Time and Space are unique peer support projects established for mental health carers
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.
Raising awareness of the reality of living with dementia
Patricia, Diane and Deirdre tell their stories of living with dementia.
As carers we need to look after ourselves so we can support each other as well9 June 2014, Guest Blogger
This week is Carers Week in the UK - listen to one carer talk about about how a support programme has helped him understand both the challenges of being a carer as well as his own mental health.