Peer mentor with the Substance Misuse Service.
‘’My name is Katie, I am a full time single mother to my beautiful daughter who is now 1 year old.
I have been in recovery for just over 4 years now, my addiction was heroin.
I spend a lot of my time with my daughter, taking care of her and doing activities, getting out to baby groups.
In my other spare time I volunteer for First Contact Clinical as a peer mentor, which I have been doing since November last year.
Being a peer mentor has given me something outside of a mother which I really enjoy, it also gives me a chance to give back and try make a difference!’’