A brief introduction to the benefits of peer support, outlining different models and including links to useful further reading around the Mental Health Foundation’s peer support research.
No specific model
Includes resources that discuss the core principles of all types of peer support regardless of the format or method of its delivery.
A practical guide for employers on how to create a peer support programme at work, outlining the benefits and cost considerations for organisations and staff.
For a comprehensive evaluation of peer support, this webpage includes a wealth of tools, resources and examples to explore
Focusing on public health this website helps you develop, implement and evaluate peer support and gives many examples such as HIV and diabetes peer support groups
A concise fact sheet detailing peer support values, components and success stories as well as local and national outcomes.
A US based report highlighting the benefits of peer support in increasing wellbeing while decreasing costs in comparison to traditional day treatments
What does privilege mean in the context of peer support and why is it relevant?
An introduction into the issues and matters that arise for peer support workers and how organisations may mitigate these.
How do peer suport staff maximise their impact so that they are not merely present in an organsation? A number of US speakers outline how peer support should be fully integrated in the planning and delivery of services as well as organisational leadership.
A webinar including panel discussion and Q&A outlining co produced guidance on how to build and maintain peer support programme. Helpful for coomunity organisers, healthcare workers, reserachers and programme developers as well as caregivers and peers.