Hope, Control, Opportunity

Peer Support Workers

Peer support may be defined simply as “offering and receiving help, based on shared understanding, respect and mutual empowerment between people in similar situations”.

Peer Support is about mutual support including the sharing of experiential knowledge and skills and social learning and plays an invaluable role in recovery. Consumers encourage and engage other consumers in recovery and provide each other with a sense of belonging, supportive relation-ships, valued roles, and community. Peer workers will work with and in community mental health teams to advance personal recovery.

 

 

Contact

Mayo Recovery College
County Clinic
Castlebar
Co. Mayo

T: 086 0294901
E: recovery.educatormrc@hse.ie 

 

Our Vision

The Purpose of the Mayo Recovery College is to create a culture of recovery, to improve quality of life and promote social inclusion by empowering people with mental health challenges, their families, friends and the community through co-produced education and learning together.

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