Guest Blog: 'With Peer Health Coaching I feel taller'

People with severe mental illness are likely to die up to 25 years earlier than the general population from conditions such as respiratory or cardiovascular diseases caused by obesity, smoking, and a lack of exercise.

SANE Australia spoke to Nick and Kathy regarding their experience of Peer Health Coaching and how it helps people living with a mental illness to improve their mind and body.


SANE Australia partnered with Neami National in 2012-15 to develop and pilot a unique Peer Health Coaching program at Neami sites around Australia. The Evaluation Report provides an overview of the process and outcomes from the pilot project.