chapter  12
A Firsthand Account of Service User Groups in the United Kingdom: An Evaluation of Their Purpose, Effectiveness, and Place Within the Recovery Movement
ByMatthew Kidd
Pages 12

This essay will first look to define service user involvement before seeking to establish its purpose and place within treatment services, recovering communities, and the wider recovery movement. It will also look at the role of mutual aid and peer support and consider the role of peer support within user groups, recovery forums, and emerging recovery organizations.