For those wishing to share their story (either as a person with lived experience or a family member/friend) it can be extremely rewarding as well as helping to destigmatise mental illness.
However, there are some major factors you should consider before sharing your story. Please check out the information on the WayAhead page (NSW)
For those that may be interested in considering peer work or for organisation seeking to employ peer workers we have included a number of interesting links.
National Mental Health Commission:
NSW Mental Health Commission
Orygen: National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health
Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia)
NSW: Mental Health Consumer Advocacy Course - courses throughout the year