Listening Peers (Bridges Project )

Who is this for?

  • Young people aged 13-25 with experience of family substance use

Who provides this?

  • Bridges Project

Description

Listening Peers is a peer mentoring service for young people who have been affected by the alcohol and drug use of others. Through the service, young people who have received Bridges Project support and who have lived experience of being affected by substance misuse provides support to other young people in a similar situation.

Listening Peers provides them with respite from challenging living conditions at home, a supportive role model who listens and gives them confidence, help to tackle feelings of stigma and discrimination as well as first-hand advice on overcoming challenges and accessing other appropriate services.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties
  • Internal referrals

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

Unit 1, Bogpark Road, Musselburgh, EH21 6RT

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Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Young people

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