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Peer Connects: The role of peer support in mental health crisis services

Scottish Recovery Network

Mental Health crisis support is changing. We’re starting to see innovative approaches that are peer-led, strengths based and recovery focused.

It’s time to be ambitious and courageous, building on the amazing work that’s evolving in Scotland as well as collaborating and learning from examples internationally.

Tune in to hear from Penumbra’s crisis services who, with a focus on peer support, are taking a different approach to helping people in distress.

More guests to be announced!

• This webinar is for strategic thinkers interested in different approaches to mental health crisis support. People driving forward the implementation of mental health and wellbeing strategy and delivery.

Online security and wellbeing

We will be using the video conferencing tool MS Teams for this event. Your online security and wellbeing are our utmost priority. We will send out a secure MS Teams link ahead of the event. If you want to call into this event on your phone (audio access) we can accommodate this.


Scottish Recovery Network supports #CommunicationForAll. If you have any accessibility or communication needs that would help you take part, please let us know. To book BSL interpreters or Electronic Notetakers we need two weeks’ notice.

If you have any further questions contact 0300 323 9956 or

Sign Language (BSL) users can contact us directly by using Contact Scotland BSL

Peer Connects programme 2024/25

Peer Connects is a programme of learning events and opportunities to connect and share with people passionate about the power of peer support!

Exploring different peer support themes the Peer Connects series brings us together to develop the peer landscape in Scotland and show the world what peer support can do!

#PeerConnects #PeerSupportScot

10:00-11:00, 4 February 2025
Jane Hutton
Health & social care
Attendance type
Online only
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