Join Communities Of Collaboration Host Fi Peel and Youth Peer Worker Zoe Tizard as they unpack what it means to be a peer worker.
Learn why Zoe is passionate about providing unique, adaptable and collaborative mental health recovery supports. Together, Fi and Zoe unpack the differences between clinical and non-clinical mental health recovery supports, the beautiful change of pace created supporting people to develop their own self-determined pathways of recovery and the humanness of fostering trauma-informed spaces of boundaried authenticity for the teams they work with and the people they serve in support of.
Zoe Tizard (pronouns: she/they) is a young peer worker while concurrently completing a Bachelor of Psychology honours year. Zoe has dedicated volunteering hours with several mental health and crisis support organisations and is passionate about supporting others. Zoe is a demi-girl who hopes for a world where mental health is discussed openly and respectfully.
A youth peer worker, Zoe uses their lived experience and empathy to validate and support young people. Able to create a safe space for herself and others, Zoe remains focused on keeping young people at the centre of care, caters to their unique goals and passions. Zoe enjoys being able to play, have fun and connect with creativity and their inner child. She also enjoys rock climbing, soccer, Futsal and being out in nature walking on the beautiful unceded Wathaurong lands on which they live. They also has desires to travel all around the world and explore as many different cultures as possible. She is unsure what the future holds with regards to her career but aims to help others, work in support groups, support young people and connect further with the LGBTQIA+ community. Zoe is always looking to support and help others in their own unique way. You can learn more about Zoe and their mental health reform passions by reaching out to them on LinkedIn.
For a call back from someone with a lived experience of suicide please call Roses In The Ocean's SP Care Connect on 1800 777 337
For a chat with a peer work about mental health in the workplace please call Neami National's Hear2Talk
on 1300 428 255
For current and former members of the Australian Defence Force and their families and loved ones you can call Open Arms
on 1800 011 046
Or you can always call Lifeline who are available 24/7
on 13 14 11