TRAIN TO BECOME A PEER SUPPORT WORKER
People with Lived Experience (PWLE) can provide an understanding that will enable providers to become more focused on enabling recovery, acceptance, trauma informed and strengths based approaches.
There is strong evidence of the mutual benefits of peer support. The principles of mutuality, empowerment, empathy and strengths based approach underlying peer support lead to healing.
Your experience is your expertise. The troubles you have gone through have taught you incredible skills to be shared with others.
Through peer support we learn about ourselves. It is an inspiring profession. The power of sharing your story is moving for others. People take strength from the stories of struggles and success.