Involvement

Activities, workshops and Recovery Devon projects which you can find out about or get involved in.


Lived Experience Advisory Panel (LEAP)

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.

Peer Worker Research Project

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.

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The Freedom to be, The Chance to Dream

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.

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Peer Support Values Framework

Following on from its Guidelines on Developing Peer Support the Scottish Recovey Network has produced a Values Framework to promote and support peer working.

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Scottish Recovery Network – Peer Support Guidelines

As SRN probably has the most experience of implementing paid peer support of any UK agency, these guidelines offer well thought out and seasoned guidance on developing peer support workers in the UK / NHS context.

Peer Support – an introduction

‘Peer support is not like clinical support, and it is more than just being friends. In peer support we understand each other because we’ve ‘been there’, shared similar experiences and can model for each other a willingness to learn and grow.