Peer Support


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Venue:

Union Offices

Quarella Road

Bridgend

CF31 1JW


Every Wednesday at 4:30pm to 6:00pm


No referral required, (16+) 

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Venue:

Union Offices

Quarella Road

Bridgend

CF31 1JW


Every second and fourth Monday of the Month at 5:30pm to 7:00pm


No referral required, (18+)

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LGBTQ+


Venue:

Union Offices

Quarella Road

Bridgend

CF31 1JW


Fourth Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm to 7:00pm


No referral required, ages 18+ 

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Anxiety & Depression


Venue:

MHM Wales

63, Nolton Street

Bridgend

CF31 3AE


Every second and fourth Tuesday of the Month at 2:00pm to 3:00pm


No referral required, (18+)

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What is Peer Support?


Peer Support is the term given when people engage in a range of activities with one another who share similar life experiences.


Peer support offers a level of acceptance, understanding, and validation not found in many other professional relationships (Mead & McNeil, 2006).



What are the benefits of Peer Support?


  • Boosts Confidence
  • Enhance Skills
  • Improve Wellbeing
  • Reduce Isolation
  • Opportunity to talking openly and honestly
  • Stay motivated in your recovery
  • Reducing Distress, Anxiety and Depression
  • Gaining a sense of empowerment
  • Giving and Receiving practical feedback
  • Improved understanding
  • Reducing Stigma of Mental Healrth
  • Sharing Ideas and Coping Strategies 
  • Safe Environment


Our approach to Peer Support



  • Easy access


  • Non judgmental environment


  • Opportunity to Talk open and honest


  • The chance to have your ideas/opinion heard


  • Take part in a range of activities


  • Enhance existing skills or learn new skills


  • Provide a Safe Environment 


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