Why consider apeer support programin your workplace?

1 in 5 workers experience poor mental health each year.
80% of those do not access treatment due to stigma and shame.
Peer support programs can help change that.

Peer support programs help workplaces address mental health stigma and bring staff closer together.

What is the role of a peer supporter?

Provide emotional support to colleagues using evidence-based training

Leverage their knowledge and lived experience to help others

Help connect colleagues to further support and employee assistance

Peer Support augments your
Employee Assistance


The potential increase in workers accessing EAP, due to peer support helping increase their comfort levels to access further help.

How else can a peer support program benefit your workplace?

Reduce absenteeism & presenteeism
Decrease mental health stigma
Increase openness and togetherness
Improve workplace culture

85%of employees are most motivated when they perceive that the connections with their peers are genuine.

4xincreased revenue growth for companies where their staff report that there is a thriving culture.

41%decline in absenteeism for companies where staff are highly engaged and supportive of each other.

What to consider before implementing a
workplace peer support program.

  • Peer supporters need adequate training to provide emotional support
  • Peer supporters must understand the boundaries of their role and when to encourage colleagues to seek professional help
  • Organisations should have appropriate measures in place to check in with peer supporters on their own wellbeing
  • Effectiveness of peer support programs should be measured to ensure peer supporters receive the recognition they deserve
  • Reporting of peer support programs need to be anonymous to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Organisations should make it easy to access peer support when they are working from home and in the office

Our platform helps organisations manage peer suport programs.

See peer support interaction data and where staff are struggling, whilst maintaining confidentiality and privacy
Identify the areas of your organisation where peer support recruitment and training is needed the most
Automate peer supporter wellbeing checks
See key trends that will help shape future mental health and wellbeing strategies in your organisation