Resources 

 

Research 

Peer support in mental health care: is it good value for money?   

Marija Trachtenberg, Micheal Parsonage, Geoff Shepard & Jed Boardman. Centre for Mental Health, UK 2013

Peer Support Practice in Aotearoa New Zealand   Dr Anne Scott, 2011

Power of Peer Support Services  Mental Health Commission, 2011

Characteristics of Good Peer Support,  Wellink Trust, 2009

'The Freedom to be, the Chance to Dream': Preserving User-led Peer Support in Mental Health.

Alson Faulkner and Jayasree Kalathil, Together, 2012

 

Examples of evaluation

Peer Support Outcomes and Value for Money. Wellink Trust, 2011

Evaluation of Wesley Community Action's Client Directed Outcome Informed demonstration Project.

Wesley Community Action, 2011

Centre of Excellence in Peer Support Outcome Measures Forum Report March 2013

 

Websites of interest 

Centre of  Excellence in Peer Support  Australian on-line resource centre for peer support

Intentional Peer Support Forum  Intentional Peer Support Online Community