Tag Archives: Peer Support Accreditation and Certification (Canada)

Peer Support is Official – MHCC

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is a mouthful of experts, acronyms and data. It has studied and created standards for Peer Support and has found that: Peer support works. Empowerment and the development of personal resourcefulness — the foundation of peer support — not only improves people’s lives but also saves money by reducing the use of more formal… Read more »

Act Now: Peer Support – Stéphane Grenier

Today is a good time to move from “let’s talk” to “let’s do peer support”. In a recent chat, Stéphane Grenier, of Mental Health Innovation Consulting (MHIC), shared his lessons and insights about the power and value of peer support in the workplace. Peer supporters are not just friends or therapists. Peer supporters help their peers face challenges head on… Read more »