Developing peer support worker roles: reflecting on experiences in Scotland

Simon Bradstreet, Rebekah Pratt
2010 Mental Health and Social Inclusion  
This article describes the development of peer support roles and programmes in Scotland, and includes findings from an evaluation of a peer support worker pilot scheme. The evaluation assessed the impact of the pilot on service users, peer support workers and the wider service system, along with considering the issues involved in implementing peer support programmes.
doi:10.5042/mhsi.2010.0443 fatcat:v5rma7cj25gjrplk67ydcpsoby