Promoting Mutual Aid and Peer Support
This full day course will focus on national and local strategies for promoting and supporting recovery networks, mutual aid and peer support structures for people recovering from problematic substance use. The course aims to give participants a greater understanding of mutual aid and peer support in order for them to assist individuals in maintaining recovery.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to
- explain the principles and format of approaches to mutual aid
- describe how mutual aid and peer support can help to maintain recovery
- discuss some common myths and misunderstandings around some mutual aid approaches
- discuss the barriers to recovery networks and mutual aid
- identify strategies for empowering individuals to access mutual aid
Who is this course for?
The course is designed for anyone who has an interest, volunteers or works in a health or social care setting with people who would benefit from accessing mutual aid and peer support to help maintain behaviour change.
|Venue||Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3BL.|
Please note that all course dates, times and locations will be confirmed closer to the date.