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Challenging how services view lived experience

Posted on: Thu 20 Feb 2020

It can be incredibly powerful to hear someone give testimony to their experiences of mental illness.

It can help to shape and inform our understanding of how services are doing well and where the gaps are, and there’s also a lesson in how services view people – as consumers, clients or lived experience experts.

Ellie Hodges, Executive Director of the SA Lived Experience Leadership and Advocacy Network (LELAN), reflects on this more.

Produced by Lisa Burns

Image supplied and approved for use by LELAN

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