NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery.
Taught by a trained team of people who have been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercies.
WHAT YOU WILL GAIN
This in-person group experience provides the opportunity for mutual support and positive impact. You can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who relate to your experiences. Through your participation, you have the opportunity to help others grow. This is a confidential place to learn from shared experiences in an environment of sincere, uncritical acceptance.
NAMI Peer-to-Peer helps you create a personalized relapse prevention plan, learn how to interact with healthcare providers, develop confidence, and understand the impact of symptoms in your life.
WHAT PEOPLE SAYING
"NAMI Peer-to-Peer has allowed me to take the focus off my illness and learn to balance it with the rest of my life. By engaging in recovery I am able to be more relaxed and productive both at work and home."
"It made me feel like I was not alone in coping with mental illness. It gave me hope that I could recover and that my life would not always be filled with chaos. It gave me positive role models to inspire me to strive for recuperation and a successful life."