Opportunity details

Developing one-to-one peer support for people with a friend or relative treated under the Mental Health Act

Contribute to the design of a one-to-one peer support programme

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Full description:

We are looking for individuals who have lived experience supporting someone (a friend or relative) treated under the Mental Health Act (MHA) or are currently supporting someone who is being treated under the MHA, referred to here as carers.

The opportunity is to make valuable contributions to designing a one-to-one peer support programme for carers by taking part in a one-off 1-hour workshop.

We are looking for carers and service users (individuals who have been treated under the MHA).

Date from

22nd June 2022

Date to

31st July 2022


National Institute for Health and Care Research

The NIHR was established in 2006 to "create a health research system in which the NHS supports outstanding individuals, working in world-class facilities, conducting leading-edge research focused on the needs of patients and the public.
Working in partnership with the NHS, universities, local government, other research funders, patients and the public, we fund, enable and deliver world-leading health and social care research that improves people's health and wellbeing.


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Mental health


UK wide

Involvement type:

Identifying and prioritising
Designing and managing

What support is offered?

If you have any issues with accessing an online platform, or have any questions about the study, please contact us and we will see how we can help. A co-facilitator will be present at each workshop who will be able to spend time with you during the workshop, if needed.





Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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