Improve our services

Improving our services

People with lived experience working together will make the world a better, fairer and kinder place.

Get involved in improving Neami services

We know that the knowledge gained from our life journey is incredibly valuable for creating positive change. This knowledge, known as ‘lived experience,’ is important when it comes to making real improvements.

At Neami, we recognise that we only know a part of the story necessary to offer excellent services and improve the mental health system. This is why we encourage you to take part in activities where you can share your experience or partner with us in decisions that directly impact your life.

We believe that by collaborating, we can contribute to a better, fairer, and kinder world. 

Ways to get involved

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Express your interest today and we will keep you up to date with upcoming participation and paid opportunities.

All peoples with any kind of lived experience accessing mental health and housing services are welcome.

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What do other people say about their experiences of getting involved?

“I found out a lot about myself and improved my outlook. I am more positive and confident. It has inspired me to become a peer support worker.” 

“Having such an insight into the inner workings of Neami is fascinating. I love being involved and find it very exciting” 

“Everyone was really supportive, we all seemed to work well together, I learned new skills… We were listened to, they made us feel important and didn’t brush us off.” 

“Being actively listened to and having my thoughts and opinions validated during the co-design process had a profound impact on my social confidence, my self-esteem and to the value I place on using my voice and speaking my mind.” 

“They showed me there are possibilities for me out there, that I’m not worthless, I’m not useless.” 

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