DEI has evolved into DEIB - Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. At its core, the goal of building communities is to create a sense of belonging. Framed around health and wellbeing, online peer health communities are a great strategic fit for organizations.
Effective content moderation is critical for successful peer support sites. Done right, it ensures that your site feels welcoming and enhances your brand.
45% of employees are caregivers which can impact their health and workplace performance. Offering peer support is an effective way to help ease their burden.
This term describes members who don’t post content. However, it fails to recognize our differences as individuals and the value these members get from belonging to the community.
Online peer support programs can increase the sense of community and provide opportunities to help others. As a result, peer support is an effective part of programs that address the current crisis in mental health.
An alarming proportion of adults have at least one modifiable risk factor for chronic disease. Changing these behaviors is hard, but peer support helps.
“Community” is a powerful and emotive word but why and how they're created can make them very different.
There are often hidden costs to free services, including online communities. Be aware of what could be happening and how to protect yourself.