Glenn Roberts from our board shares a few thoughts on peer support and announces an ImROC ‘open debate’ in June.
Recovery Devon spent much of 2016/17 working on making our organisation more resilient. This ‘Towards a Recovery Community’ meet-up was a big step in our plans to spend 2018 ‘looking outward’ and connecting with people.
The aim of LEAP is to weave lived experience throughout the fabric of the Devon Partnership Trust (DPT), by focussing on recovery values and principles to influence the decision making process at all levels of service provision.
You are warmly invited to apply for courses offered by Devon’s Recovery Learning Community next term (2015).
This leaflet offers a useful guide to what Recovery Education is, for students, teachers and organisations.
The Peer Worker Research Project has now been completed. It was set up to explore how Peer Worker roles are being introduced into mental health services nationally, in both NHS Mental Health Trusts and in the voluntary sector.
Peer support has existed amongst people who use services for many years but grew in strength as an antidote to the mental health system which many had experienced as negative and restrictive.
Following on from its Guidelines on Developing Peer Support the Scottish Recovey Network has produced a Values Framework to promote and support peer working.
Groups and organisations offering courses and education around Recovery in Devon, the UK and worldwide.