An NCAD college friend Brian Hartnett is an advocate for the Irish Advocacy Network.
Peer advocates are people who have personal experience of mental health difficulties who have achieved a sufficient level of recovery to complete an accredited training course in peer advocacy.
He has had an amazing life experience. He tells the story here:
He was interviewed on RTE recently. Here is a link to the POD CAST.
Brian Hartnett and Mark Ryan at our Industrial Design class 2o year (!) re-union in Dublin