Our Peer Mentor Program can provide the opportunity to talk and share experiences in a safe, supported and structured way.
This Service is for:
Peer Mentoring Program: Commencing January 2023
- Do you want to be connected with a mentor with lived experience of an acquired brain injury (ABI)?
- All Hub Locations: 5 sessions, over 5 weeks: starts January 2023
Adjusting to life following traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be confusing, isolating and presents a range of challenges.
“I was a bit apprehensive to start off with but then when we started talking I was so refreshed. It was like a breath of fresh air to meet other people with acquired brain injury (ABI). It really helps to talk to other people with the same troubles and to share how we cope” – Dave Wilson
What is Peer Mentoring?
A Brain Injury SA (BISA) Peer Mentor is
Peer mentoring is a type of mentorship, that takes place between two people who have lived experience of an acquired brain injury who meet as equals. One of the participants of the pair is newer to the experience of ABI, and the other has longer lived experience, and has been trained as a mentor to support someone going through a similar journey to their own.