Lived Experience

Lived Experience


MHCSA has played a key role in supporting targeted workforce development and training needs of the non-government mental health workforce for 10 years.


The Lived Experience Workforce Project supports the growth and development of the lived experience workforce in the non-government mental health sector.

Values of Lived Experience Workers

Self determination
Empowerment
Participation and equality
Reciprocity
Experiential knowledge
Recovery and hope
- MARY O’HAGAN 2011

Hope ♦ Experience ♦ Authenticity
Responsibility ♦ Mutuality ♦ Empowerment
- SCOTTISH RECOVERY NETWORK 2012