This website highlights some of the examples of excellent practices in peer involvement in Europe. The collection of personal stories and organisation descriptions show brilliant leadership, in combining courage, perseverance and building partnerships.

25 years ago, the first peer initiatives were started as innovative means of providing HIV prevention education.  Since then, the scope and capacity of peer involvement has significantly increased beyond HIV prevention and health promotion interventions. Today peer involvement is becoming a critical component in numerous types of activities that include client advisory boards, peer employment, peer-based overdose prevention initiatives, peer research units, high-profile global advocacy and internet-based networks.