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Why Peer Support Is a Vital Step in Your Mental Health Journey

When it comes to mental health it’s important that you seek professional help, but that’s not always easy.

For this reason peer support could be a simple yet vital step along the way.

Peers have the expertise and empathy they’ve acquired from their own mental health journeys.

They offer a lived experience of having been where you are now.

Flourish Australia values lived experience and more than 50% of the people we employ have had a lived experience of a mental health issue.

And we believe peer support is a powerful part of the mental health recovery journey.

Peer work is the new future for mental health and Flourish Australia are proud to have built one of Australia’s largest peer workforces.

Our peer workers “get it” because they have been there.

They can relate with authenticity to what you are going through and share their story purposefully, in a way that will support you to see a way forward, in your own situation, to achieve your hopes and dreams.

Day-to-day, one-to-one mentoring for you is made possible by our dedicated team of peer workers.

If you need peer support, or would even like to become a peer worker, contact us on 1300 779 270 or make an enquiry now.

If you would like a copy of our book Peer Work in Australia: A new future for mental health, you can order a copy at Booktopia.

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For more information, contact us on 1300 779 270 or make an enquiry now.

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