Contact Details

18 Mole Business Park,
Randalls Road,
KT22 7AD,
United Kingdom

Opening Times

Please check with your local GP.

Contact Names

Contactable via your local GP practice.

Service Description

The Lived Experience Practitioner service provides peer support and practical assistance to help people regain control of their lives and support them to achieve a better quality of life despite their mental health difficulties.

A Lived Experience Practitioner is someone who has been on their own recovery journey and has personal experience of mental health difficulties or has cared for loved ones experiencing mental health difficulties. They can offer direct support to people accessing mental health services, as well as helping them to access other local services.

People report having a Lived Experience Practitioner involved in their care helps them feel understood, cared for, comfortable, and safe, findings of a Your Views Matter survey of the service in its first year confirm.

Referral Process

Via your GP.

Referral Criteria

Anyone with a significant mental health difficulty impacting their daily life can be referred to the service. You don’t need a formal diagnosis. It is anticipated that you will have reached a point where you can establish and achieve goals, demonstrating readiness to actively pursue personal recovery.

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