Sue joined the Spectrum Centre in 2015 to work part-time as a REACT Supporter. She is passionate about creating platforms of access and equality for people with mental health conditions and their relatives. She has two family members with Bipolar Disorder; her mother and son, bringing her ‘lived experience’ to the project. She also works as a professional artist and has kindly donated some new illustrations to the REACT toolkit site. For further information about her work see www.greenclose.org
Lizzi is a REACT Supporter, helping people to use the REACT toolkit. Lizzi has friends and relatives with mental health problems and is passionate about access to good quality, evidence-based health and social care for everyone, including relatives and carers. Originally working in catering, Lizzi moved on to work in project management and public health commissioning, including service user and carer engagement work. When not running round after her toddler son, Lizzi’s favourite hobbies are cooking and politics.