A review of the literature on peer support in mental health services.

@article{Repper2011ARO,
  title={A review of the literature on peer support in mental health services.},
  author={Julie Repper and Tim Carter},
  journal={Journal of mental health},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={392-411}
}
BACKGROUND Although mutual support and self-help groups based on shared experience play a large part in recovery, the employment of peer support workers (PSWs) in mental health services is a recent development. However, peer support has been implemented outside the UK and is showing great promise in facilitating recovery. AIMS This article aims to review… CONTINUE READING