Mutual support and self-help
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Glossary Item|
Mutual support and self-help includes services that provide information and peer support to people with a lived experience of mental illness. People meet to discuss shared experiences, coping strategies and to provide information and referrals (Metropolitan Health and Aged Care Services Division 2003). Self-help groups are usually formed by peers who have come together for mutual support and to accomplish a specific purpose (Solomon 2004).
|Context:||Mental health non-government organisation establishments service type taxonomy.|
Collection and usage attributes
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Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
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See also Mental health non-government organisation service type code N[N]
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Mental health non-government organisation establishments NBEDS 2015-
Mental health non-government organisation grants cluster
Mutual support and self-help mental health service type cluster
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