BLG Mind has been chosen by Mind as a mental health Community Peer Support Hub delivery partner, bringing together and coaching local peer support leaders and groups, across South East London.
This is one of two hubs to be funded at this stage, with others to be added to create a growing network, to improve the availability and quality of community-based peer support and improve the wellbeing of people experiencing mental health problems.
The Hubs will:
- provide expert training and capacity building and to help groups and individuals deliver high quality peer support
- host networking and learning exchange events for local groups to facilitate shared learning across the local area
- allocate seed funding to groups and individuals for peer support projects
- demonstrate the impact of peer support on people’s mental health to local mental health service providers and commissioners.