Part 1: How Peer Support Can Be Beneficial to Someone? By Velda Wong

If you’re wondering whether peer support is the right fit for you, take a moment to hear from Velda as she details her experience with peer supporters in the community. She expresses how being a part of the community has uplifted her emotionally and mentally, to forge ahead by building resilience.

 

Velda is a youth community member with Resilience Collective. As a passionate mental health advocate, she actively speaks up for mental health awareness and peer support in the community. She is also pursuing her grade 8 piano examination.

 

Share this with someone today, and encourage a person that you know who might be going through similar struggles to seek help and find support!

 

Join our peer support sessions here.

Reflection Questions

Take a deep breath in, and spend a few minutes gently pondering over these questions from the video:

 

1. Who are the peer supporters I can turn to in my community?

 

2. What are 3 ways peer support can aid in my mental health recovery?

Part 2: “They Listen To Me Without Judgement” By Velda Wong

Here, our community member Velda expands on the value of having a strong network of friends who are her peer supporters, and how they lift her up when she is struggling emotionally and mentally.

 

She also touches on the importance of peer support in the community, and how interacting with the RC community has helped her to cope better with her struggles and foster resilience building together with other community members.

 

Watch to find out more about the power of peer support!

 

Join our peer support sessions here.

Reflection Questions

Take a deep breath in, and spend a few minutes gently pondering over these questions from the video:

 

1. How can I build a strong peer support network?

 

2. What are some ways that I can rely on the community to support my mental health?

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