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[Comment] Peer-delivered self-management programmes in mental health

Facilitating recovery and full lives among people with serious mental illness is a priority for mental health services.1,2 Reducing the use of acute care services is also important, for economic reasons and to maximise personal freedom, by treating people in the least restrictive setting possible. Peer support and self-management programmes are increasingly popular recovery-oriented services that have the potential to improve patient wellbeing, reduce relapse, and decrease burden on formal acute mental health services.