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Susan Preece

Carer, Vic

Susan Preece has the lived experience of being a carer and is a Family Peer Support Worker at Orygen Youth Health – offering support to family members/carers of young people – including those with BPD – in the inpatient unit and community clinics.

Susan has been involved with the Making Sense of BPD sessions designed for families of young people at Orygen, and this year will be the Peer Moderator of a Moderated Online Social Therapy (MOST) called Kindred, which supports families of young people with BPD.

She was the first COPES (Carers Offering Peers Early Support) worker in the Eastern Region co-managed by Eastern Health and Mind, becoming the Carer Educator at Mind. She believes passionately in hope and recovery in mental health.


The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.