Cohesive support for mental health recovery | Bega District News

Tue Mar 10, 2015

IN A first for Bega Valley Shire, a series of gatherings will be held over coming months to collect information on how people with mental health issues can obtain the best possible peer support to ensure smoother recovery journeys.

Headed by mental health community support provider RichmondPRA as part of the national Partners In Recovery (PIR) program, the initiative will involve as many as eight gatherings around the shire to research what the community wants.

The open-invitation meetings will enable people with mental health issues to convey what help they need to recover.

Mental health stakeholders including community supporters, carers, counsellors and relatives are also being asked to provide input.

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