Michele Sipala

Michele Sipala lives in Trieste, Italy. He’s been a bookseller, an archivist, a museum attendant. He volunteers for a cultural association since 2008. He became involved in mental health peer support in 2015 and has since been employed within the local social and mental health care system, receiving special training and consequently becoming a trainer.

He is currently part of the Recovery House established by the Mental Health Department tin Trieste to provide for young people and also works as a peer tutor both in group and peer-to-peer activities within the recreational and empowerment branches.