Trauma-informed peer support helps create a shared understanding of trauma experiences, the different ways people cope, give and receive support, and recover. It fosters healing relationships, which negate the power and control of traditional therapies.

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Authors:
Dr Cathy Kezelman AM President Blue Knot Foundation
Irene Gallagher Chief Executive Officer BEING – Mental Health Consumers
Peter Schmiedgen Policy Officer BEING – Mental Health Consumers
October 2021