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Free lunchtime event: Innovative lived support and peer expertise

He tautoko oranga auaha me te matanga aropā - Innovative lived support and peer expertise

Peer support teams from Odyssey Auckland are using innovative approaches in environments that can be challenging for people including Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Courts, Department of Corrections and youth and adult residential therapeutic community settings.

Hear the difference that lived expertise and peer support makes at this next Whāriki he aka hui including why discharges have reduced and why residency and occupancy rates dramatically improved within 12 months of the start of the programme.

Dave Burnside, Learning and Development lead; Thomas White, Consumer Advisor; and Peer Support worker Darrell Wilson from Odyssey join the Whāriki team for kōrero on the couch.

Whāriki he aka hui are free lunchtime events to hear from and connect with others driving change in the mental health and addiction sector. Register to be inspired by and learn from other members' innovation:

Whāriki is the network for innovators, leaders and influencers in mental health and addiction services to share great ideas about what works. It supports creative collaboration and builds connections to transform services.