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Meaningful connections

Further to engagement with 170 different peer support services and 110 participants, this research explores how peer support in Scotland has adapted to a digital world during Covid-19 restrictions.

It was also the catalyst for the creation of the Empowering connections guide to running peer support groups online (see below).

Meaningful connections report

The report highlights the benefits, as well as the challenges, of taking peer support into the digital space at a time when continuing to provide mental health support and maintaining relationships is more important than ever.

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Empowering connections

This guide provides tips for running online peer support groups. It is a result of the wealth of shared learning and experiences of over 400 participants.

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