Understanding Peer Support: Definition and Purpose (part 3)
The following video introduces the topic of peer support and discusses the positive impact of having someone there to support you as you support others.
- How do you define peer support?
- How do you think peer support can benefit an individual?
- Can you think of a time when you have received peer support or have been a peer supporter?
- How do you think peer support can be different from other forms of support?
In short, peer support connects people with similar experiences, providing emotional and practical support, understanding and belonging. The next page discusses how peer support is different from professional support.