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ellie2000ellie2000 Posts: 3,958 Community Veteran
wats the difference # peer support n peer mentor
Crazy mad insane

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  • Past UserPast User Posts: 0 Just got here
    Hey Ellie i think an example of peer support would be asking friends or classmates a question at school and helping each other and offering each other assistance. I guess peer support is helping each other.
    A peer mentor is often someone older we can turn to for help and support, I know a lot of schools have peer mentor programs where older students offer help to younger students.  
    Sorry if this wasn’t what you meant.
    Hope you’re well, always here if you ever need anything  <3
  • SienaSiena Posts: 15,493 Skive's The Limit
    edited January 2021
    Hey Ellie i think an example of peer support would be asking friends or classmates a question at school and helping each other and offering each other assistance. I guess peer support is helping each other.
    A peer mentor is often someone older we can turn to for help and support, I know a lot of schools have peer mentor programs where older students offer help to younger students.  
    Sorry if this wasn’t what you meant.
    Hope you’re well, always here if you ever need anything  <3
    I think this is it

    But if you’re talking about the mind charity then 
    you can also get peer support and peer mentors within the mental health system which are people who have been through the mental health system and have had very bad mental health. A peer mentor is someone higher up than a peer support. I’ve got a qualification in being a peer support worker and tbh idek the difference lol. I’m guessing just more responsibilities 
    “And when they look at you, they won't see everything you've been through. They won't see the **** that turned to scars that began to fade with time. They won't see the heartbreaking things that shook up and changed your entire world. They won't know how many tears you cried or even what it was you were crying about. They won't see how strong you had to be because you had no other choice. What they will see though is how compassionate you are because you experienced pain. What they will see is how kind you are because you experienced how cruel the world is. What they will see is how good you are because you've seen how bad things or people can be. The difference between you and your experiences are who you choose to be, despite everything that could have turned you cold and unkind.You are the good the world needs and the best of us.” ~ Kirsten Corley
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