Peers for progress

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This website provides information about peer support in health, best practice and case studies.

It sets out peer support as frequent, ongoing, accessible and flexible support that can take many forms including phone calls, text messaging, group meetings, home visits, and social activities. It complements and enhances other health care services by creating the emotional, social and practical assistance necessary for managing the disease and staying healthy. It sets out the benefits of peer support and examples of successful peer support programmes. It provides advice on how to establish a peer support programme.

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