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The Peer Support

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Oil, Gas & Energy

Oil and gas industry workers appear to suffer from anxiety and depression more frequently than the general population. Working in the Oil and Gas sector can be demanding and stressful and can impact an employees social, physical and mental state, exacerbated by loneliness and isolation. Peer support can help mitigate certain stressors that the industry can present, allowing for early help before health concerns escalate- an understanding ear at a time of need.

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I am passionate about working with our partnership organisations to build a culture of trust, with wellbeing and safety at the forefront.  Talk To a Peer will support your business at all stages of it’s peer support journey and beyond if needed!

Claire Beharrell

Peer Support Lead

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Why Peer Support?

The importance of wellbeing and it’s impact on safety is clearly evidenced aviation. Peer support programmes have been in existence for many years producing notable success in addressing:

  • Daily life problems e.g, bereavement, relationships, financial.
  • Post incident trauma
  • Substance and alcohol abuse
  • Performance related issues


of health consultations were related to mental health, in a study of 51,000 offshore oil and gas employees


500% ROI

Investing in mental health initiatives for your Workforce can return up to 5 times your investment in reduced absence and increased productivity



of offshore workers in the gas and oil industry had psychological disorders including obsessional and phobic anxiety, according to one study


The Three Pillars of Peer Support

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A peer support programme
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A wealth of experience and support networks

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