I work as a peer support specialist at the University Hospital of North Norway, and as a nurse with lived experience. Hired in KBT as a project team member.
I graduated the University in Tromsø as a registered nurse in the summer of 2017.
Experience and backround
My lived experience is from being a patient in the children and adolescent psychiatry, and the adult psychiatry.
I have been a service user representative in both the municipality and hospital, and have been a service user representative since 2010. I have been in the board of Mental Helse Tromsø since 2014.
I have been working as a peer support specialist in 2013.
Wishes to contribute with
Better and equal services for children and young people, service user influence and participation, and better competency for health personnell.
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