Many peer specialists around the globe are treated as second-hand traditional counsellors.
My story here begins in 1983, about two years after my first diagnosis of many; I met someone involved in peer support named DH.
Peer companions aim to reduce loneliness and social isolation plus aid seniors to remain independent in their communities.
All of us are afraid or fearful of something, but how one deals or copes with their situation is crucial.
The peer specialist community has been somewhat divided and the heavy talks about non-peer specialists providing supervision to peers.
- Mental Health & Well-Being
Let’s take a closer look at this. So, we have peer specialists that are against using psychiatric labels.