For evidence on the positive impacts of peer led mental health supports, check out the following research report launched by the Minister for Mental Health and Older People in December 2016.
See Murphy, R., Lindenau, A., Corrigan, C., Downes, C., and Higgins, A. (2016). Development and impact of peer-led mental health support in the community: A review of Áras Folláin and Gateway. Dublin: Mental Health Ireland
For a snapshot example of our work in 2013, see below