European Qualification of Ex-Patients
in the Helping Process of Rehabilitation and Recovery
“HelpEx: European Qualification of Ex-Patients in the Helping Process of Rehabilitation and Recovery” is a European partnership of 8 participating organizations in 6 European countries (Germany, Italy, France, Czech Republic, Poland, Malta) which lasts from September 2019 to August 2022.
The participating organizations are service providers in the field of mental health and provide rehabilitation and recovery services (ambulant and/or residential) for people with mental health problems/disorders and/or substanse abuse problems.
The project is aimed at developing a training curriculum for ex-patients to become assistants in rehabilitation and recovery services and a specific training for professionals in rehabilitation and recovery services about coordinating and supervising ex-patients to take the role of peer educators in the helping process.