Peer support relies on people having similar shared experiences; therefore, a diversity of professions and training levels is crucial. By becoming a facilitator, you're helping others in your shoes overcome the challenging aspects of their profession.
Choose to be involved in individual support, group support, or both. Find session times that suit you, online or in person, to fit in with your working and personal life.
Currently there is a particularly high demand for:
Nurses (especially NUMs)
"I get just as much support from facilitating the group as the participants get from being a part of it."
GP and Consultant at the Black Dog Institute
About being a facilitator
Learn more about the peer support process and what the commitment looks like before you start. Click below to view our FAQs page.
We've also put together 'Peer Support: A Brief Guide' to give a more in-depth guide as to what peer support is as a concept, how to provide it, and how to handle common and difficult situations. You can read it at this link.
For any further questions, don't hesitate to contact us at handnhandAU@gmail.com.