Key Recovery Concepts

Peer support is a recovery and strengths based way for the person seeking wellbeing to achieve their life goals.

Personal Responsibility As well as help from others you learn to rely on yourself.

Education Learn all you can about your symptoms in order to make good decisions about your treatment/ lifestyle / relationships / leisure time activities etc.

Self - Advocacy Believe in yourself. Know your rights and see they are respected.

Set personal goals

  • get the facts
  • plan your strategy
  • gather support
  • target your efforts


You need people who care about you

  • empathise with you
  • accept you as you are
  • listen and share with you
  • advocate for you
  • help you change