If you’re feeling lonely and isolated during COVID-19 isolation regulations, feel free to join our Peer Support Facebook group and connect with other people around Australia spinal cord damage and physical disability. To get in touch with our Peer Support team, contact us.
Our Peer Support team use their lived experiences to provide guidance, mentorship and connections for people with spinal cord damage.
Life with spinal cord damage comes with a unique set of challenges and often the best advice comes from others who have lived through those challenges themselves.
From advice on managing pressure areas, bladder and bowel issues and how to stay connected to family, friends and the wider community, our Peer Support team are happy to talk to you about anything, with no question too personal.
This support is available at any stage of your life journey, from hospital to home and in the community.
By becoming a member of the Spinal life Peer Support community, you can also get involved in regular catch-ups, special events and advocacy opportunities with our team and others from your region with lived experience.
You can also join our safe, welcoming and private online community to share advice with other people around Australia with spinal cord damage at our Peer Support Facebook page.
Our Peer Support Officers
Our Peer Support network is made up of staff and volunteers across Queensland and Western Australia, all with lived experience in spinal cord damage.
If there isn’t a Peer Support officer in your region, it doesn’t mean our team is out of reach – we can still connect you to someone to speak with.
Contact us at 1300 774 625 to learn more about connecting with our team.