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Peer Support Project under the Recovery Model
for Individuals with Mental Health Challenges
1
Sung Hor Mui and Lee Mang Yi...
2
www.fuhong.org
Social Welfare Department and Non-governmental
Organizations
social and rehabilitation services in the community
Hospital ...
Paradigm shift
4
Recovery in Mental Health
the development of new meaning and purpose in one’s life as
one grows beyond th...
5
Mental Health Peer Support
Peer support project in Hong Kong
• 3-year project “Mindset” in 2012
• 2-year pilot project o...
Reduce Self-stigma through Self-disclosure
6
• “I realize I was accepted by others, and
I experienced reducing self-stigma...
Holistic View of Personal Recovery Journey
7
• “I do not only remember symptoms and
treatment, but also people and things
...
8
Challenge Social Stigma
Promote Social Inclusion
• “students were surprised that Kammy
was cheerful and friendly, they u...
Mary’s story as a Service User
The only person in this
world
She felt lonely
Shared experience makes normalizing and
supported
“Oh yes, I had this!”
Mary’s story as a Service User
Enhanced her sense ...
Mutuality of relationship
Give something back
Mary’s story as a Service User
She was not only a service
receiver anymore
Conclusion
12
• Building relationships
• Social connection
• Reciprocal - giving and
receiving
• Personal empowerment
• Re...
Thank you!
13
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  1. 1. Peer Support Project under the Recovery Model for Individuals with Mental Health Challenges 1 Sung Hor Mui and Lee Mang Ying Service Manager Yuet Hang Home Social Worker I Sunrise Centre
  2. 2. 2 www.fuhong.org
  3. 3. Social Welfare Department and Non-governmental Organizations social and rehabilitation services in the community Hospital Authority statutory body providing comprehensive in-patients and out-patients, community outreach services 3 Mental Health Services in Hong Kong HA NGOSWD
  4. 4. Paradigm shift 4 Recovery in Mental Health the development of new meaning and purpose in one’s life as one grows beyond the catastrophic effects of psychiatric disability (William Anthony, 1993)
  5. 5. 5 Mental Health Peer Support Peer support project in Hong Kong • 3-year project “Mindset” in 2012 • 2-year pilot project on Peer support service in community psychiatric service unit in 2016 10 Guiding Principles of Recovery (SAMHSA, 2012) • Hope • Person-driven • Peer Support • Strength • Holistic • Many Pathways …………
  6. 6. Reduce Self-stigma through Self-disclosure 6 • “I realize I was accepted by others, and I experienced reducing self-stigma.” Kammy’s story as a Peer Support Worker • “I am an ordinary person, that is people with mental illness are not shameful.”
  7. 7. Holistic View of Personal Recovery Journey 7 • “I do not only remember symptoms and treatment, but also people and things worth to be memorized…my family and my friends.” Kammy’s story as a Peer Support Worker • “the experience of mental illness was just a part of my life”
  8. 8. 8 Challenge Social Stigma Promote Social Inclusion • “students were surprised that Kammy was cheerful and friendly, they used to think mental patients were lack of facial expression” Kammy’s story as a Peer Support Worker • “ it was hard to imagine a mental patient could complete a University course.”
  9. 9. Mary’s story as a Service User The only person in this world She felt lonely
  10. 10. Shared experience makes normalizing and supported “Oh yes, I had this!” Mary’s story as a Service User Enhanced her sense of conformity. She was not different and alone
  11. 11. Mutuality of relationship Give something back Mary’s story as a Service User She was not only a service receiver anymore
  12. 12. Conclusion 12 • Building relationships • Social connection • Reciprocal - giving and receiving • Personal empowerment • Reduce self and social stigma • Holistic perspective on Recovery
  13. 13. Thank you! 13

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