Online peer support programs for young people with a parent who has a mental illness
Service providers’ perspectives
Rhys Price-Robertson, Andrea Reupert, Darryl Maybery
This paper aims to explore service providers’ perspectives on current Victorian peer support programs, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of online approaches to peer support. It suggests that online peer support programs for young people could occupy an important position in the evolving suite of services for Australian families affected by mental illness.