This inspirational story highlights how a blend of support can help people set a new course and how volunteering can bring new opportunities too. The peer support eco-system!
This blog has been written by one of our Job Retention Service clients who went on to access our Employment Peer Support Service, here’s what she has to say about her expeiences:
“My journey with WorkPlace Leeds at Leeds Mind began at the end of August last year when I had been off work with work related stress for 5 months. I was anxious, fearful, I felt I was a failure and I had lost all my confidence and believed I was of very little worth. The thought of returning to work filled me with dread, even though it was the goal I set myself. My first meeting with my job retention worker, Rosana was emotional, but I immediately felt listened to and supported. Through my retention worker, I began to appreciate and understand my mental health, identify negative triggers and become aware of how I had reached my crisis…
View original post 903 more words