Who we are
The Global Mental Health Peer Network (GMHPN) is an international organisation that builds capacity among people with lived experience of a mental health condition through empowerment, mentorship and support.
The organisation has an established Experts by Experience Consultancy Services unit that is unique in that it involves ONLY persons with lived experience in the delivery of services, and ensure diverse perspectives within required contexts.
What we do
As an international organisation for and run by persons with lived experience, we hold a wealth of expertise and power in diversity among our lived experience representatives.
We develop global lived experience leadership in mental health
We provide a sophisticated communication and engagement platform for people with lived experience from diverse backgrounds
Throughout our structures and online platforms, we provide a safe space where people with lived experience are able to express their views, opinions, perspectives and share their experiences.
- the voices and experiences of people with lived experience of a mental health condition
- ideals of empowerment, enablement and development
- meaningful and authentic inclusion and participation of persons with lived experience as key partners
The Global Mental Health Peer Network is registered as a Non-Profit Organisation (NPO 212-449) under the South African Non-Profit Organisations Act 71 of 1997, and is registered as a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO 930065563) with the South African Revenue Services.
The Global Mental Health Peer Network is kindly supported by the Foundation to Promote Open Society (FPOS)