News from Lambeth Peer Support Network
Working with Barry
Bernadette finds a place to call home
Jeffy waxes lyrical with Ruby
Innovative housing alliance builds hope
Moving on from the wobbly days
Why Mosaic matters to Matt
Peer supporter Sandra says journal is no secret
‘We use this space to share our stories’
New course gives carers coaching skills
Collaborative breakfast at Coffee Lovers resource
The importance of peer support, other support and everything else…
Mosaic has helped set goals on the future
College supports the road to recovery
Anna says peer supporter was a lifesaver
Maria joins Solidarity’s crisis team
Rosetie has grown professionally through project
John explains why the Clubhouse has “given me back my smile…”
Peter has lived with HIV for 25 years,so why does its December 1 commemoration make him feel this way?
Peer Support Hub Co-ordinator Stephanie talks about her journey to find a new job, which she loves doing.
As he emerges from the shadows, Stephen says he needed to know what was out there to help him move on
Retiring GP and Collaborative member Ray Walsh gives a moving account of life behind the stethoscope
Loughborough Farm has helped Zeenat move forward after stress took its toll
Getting a referral to the Living Well Network Hub provided a bit of relief in what has been an exasperating 15 years’ experience of services
A carer’s struggle with her own mental health is helping to shape a new project for teenagers
Peter had presented at A&E more than 100 times before he discovered Solidarity in a Crisis on the end of the phone line.
The Living Well Partnership celebrates its first birthday as hosts Mosaic are shortlisted for two charity awards.
John is in the driver’s seat as we head for Whitstable
Beverley Randall, Programme Manager says it’s the Mosaic ethos that helped to grow in-reach work at Lambeth hospital.
The new Young Adults project at the Living Well Partnership is stemming isolation and forging the future
Paul is impressed by the support he received to help him get back into employment
A dynamic team with an ambitious remit reflects on the story so far
How the blueprint for the new Living Well Network Hub was shaped
Exciting educational links are being made at the Living Well Partnership site
A new report and toolkit have been shaped by the work of two local lived experience advisors
How peer support is changing lives in Lambeth.
It’s not just those who use services who appreciate peer support, carers also need someone to talk to
At Mosaic Clubhouse members and staff walk side by side
The peer support path – an amazing journey from addiction to recovery
An evaluation of peer projects has produced compelling evidence for shaping the future
Peer supporter Carl shares his insight on why Missing Link is fit for purpose
Michael and Sam reflect on an inspiring journey together
Lucas Teague explains what it takes to be Co-ordinator of a successful peer support service
Sharing your skills and socialising
This video is just a small snippet of Airdrina Drake’s story, but a snippet that she and we feel is pretty important.
“I want to feel better and to help people who are recovering because I have those feelings of mental health to support others,” says VB, a woman who is strong of spirit and resilient to the core.
“The anxiety curve is something I have only recently understood and painting or drawing is probably the best thing to do when it is running its course.”
“When you do time, you can’t get it back… it made me learn not to come back,” says 24-year-old Aaron who had to learn the hard way when his drug-related lifestyle landed him in prison and having to deal with mental health issues.
Forty-year-old Ricardo feels that his life has taken a change for the better since he moved into his new home in Herne Hill.
Volunteering and connecting can be a positive force in recovery as Peter Duncan is discovering.
“Everyone has at occasional times bursts of sanity.” A wry comment from Val who has suffered from depression for years but knows that the ways out might start with Timebank or your GP…
Audrine talks about doing a Voluntary Training Course that led to a volunteering into employment contract
Oliver works as a Community Support Guide at Lambeth Community Options Team. Oliver reflects on his experience of focusing on clients recovery.
Seamus has been getting some help through a Personal Health Budget
Mary’s experience of Personal Health Budgets
John has been working with the Community Options Team at Thames Reach and things are on the up!