The Peer Collaborative is a network of support for Peer Workers in Edinburgh.  We provide opportunities for training, peer volunteering, development and career progression.

What we do

The Peer Collaborative provides learning and development events in Edinburgh. We also keep people up to date with Peer Support services in Edinburgh and developments in Peer Work through our monthly newsletter as well as through our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Read the most recent update here or any of the old newsletters here.

Upcoming events

When and Where Who is this for? Description Booking

Tuesday 29th January

9.30am – 12.30pm


The Methodist Church

Nicholson Square


Peer Workers

Mental Health Professionals



People who use mental health services

Members of the public

At each Peer Collaborative event we will focus on one of the Peer Work values. At this event we will be looking at Responsibility. There will talk from the fantastic Paula Must Try Harder followed by facilitated discussions between the whole group on responsibility and peer work.

A light lunch will be provided.

You can book a place here.

Thursday 21st February



Grassmarket Community Project

86 Candlemakers Row


The Peer Collaborative invites you to a community screening of the feature length documentary film CRAZYWISE.

The film will be followed by a group discussion on the themes of the film with a focus the healing potential of peer support.

You can book a ticket here

Friday 29th March

10am – 3pm


Redhall Walled Garden

97 Lanark Rd


EH11 4SR

Peer workers/volunteers

Potential peer workers/volunteers

Organisations interested in utilising the skills of peer worker/volunteers.

SAMH will facilitate an interactive workshop promoting an understanding of the Peer Worker role.

A light lunch will be provided.

You can book a place here.