Developing peer support worker roles: Reflecting on experiences in Scotland

Simon Bradstreet, Rebekah Pratt

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This article describes the development of peer support roles and programmes in Scotland, and includes findings from an evaluation of a peer support worker pilot scheme. The evaluation assessed the impact of the pilot on service users, peer support workers and the wider service system, along with considering the issues involved in implementing peer support programmes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-41
Number of pages6
JournalMental Health and Social Inclusion
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 1 2010


  • Mental health
  • Peer support
  • Scotland
  • Service users


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