The first 6 months were rough. We had to work out what a Peer Worker was - from a user point of view - and what a Peer Worker should be doing. It was important to us what the Peer Worker was about meaningful representation, not just ticking a box.
On Top Of The World, In The Centre Of My Community
I believe everyone has skills. Some of us have the gift of the gab or the gift of the earn, but whatever it is, we all have something we can use to be of value to our community.
PEER PARTICIPATION PROGRAM
Making a Difference
It took me about 6 months to realise that I wouldn't be saving the world through being a cop.
THE WOMEN'S WELL BEING GROUP
I'm With Women Who Get Me
I have been able to talk freely about things I've kept bottled up.
I was amazed by the idea that I could be welcomed because I use drugs, not in spite of it or because I have kept that dark.
After being so rudely shut down, I was given my voice back.
Owning My Peerness
We are better, more capable, more colourful, more romantic, kinder and stronger together.
THE NUAA BOARD
It's My Community
NUAA is such an important organisation because we "get it". I'm on the Board to help keep NUAA safe and viable, to make sure we keep on getting it.