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Mental health Peer Mentoring Introduction

Date: 07/03/2019

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Cost: Free

The Advocacy Project is a local based charity, providing mental health advocacy services. We are very excited to be running a mental health peer mentoring introductory course funded my Westminster Adult Education Service. The course aims to support those who have experienced mental health difficulties to build upon their knowledge and skills with in peer mentoring, so they are able to use their mental health experience to positively support others with mental health difficulties. This will help participants to become socially connected, being able to talk about their experience without stigma and taboo and develop opportunities for employment and training.

The criteria is for anyone 19+ from disadvantaged communities, particularly individuals with complex needs who experience mental health difficulties, live in Westminster or RBKC and not in employment, education or training.

Our next course is being held at The Beethoven Centre Third Avenue, Queen’s Park. W10 4JL, our taster session will take place on the 7 March, 13.00 – 15.00pm for people with lived mental health experiences to find out if peer mentoring is of interest to them, after this the course will be delivered over two weeks at The Beethoven Centre on the

  • 21 March, 10.00 – 3.30pm
  • 28 March, 10.00 – 3.30pm

giving an insight into peer mentoring and helping participants to go into further training, volunteering opportunities and employment with different partners.

If this is of interest to you or if you know of any one who would benefit from this, please register their interest or share the leaflet and poster attached. https://www.advocacyproject.org.uk/peer-mentoring/ or email info@advocacyproject.org.uk

For further information about the project please visit https://www.advocacyproject.org.uk/news/due-to-demand-we-are-running-more-peer-mentoring-training-sessions/

Location

The Beethoven Centre

Third Avenue, Queen’s Park, London,
W10 4JL

Organiser

The Advocacy Project

M: info@advocacyproject.org.uk

Website: www.advocacyproject.org.uk