Peer-to-Peer

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’ve been there, the program includes presentations, discussion, and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or treatment approach.

What the Course Provides

  • Current information about the major mental illnesses and the most current research available on the biological aspects of these illnesses.
  • Current information on the possibilities for living in recovery, including a variety of treatment strategies currently available.
  • Specific skills training in the areas of problem solving, listening, communication techniques, and handling
    crises and relapse.
  • Guidance on locating appropriate supports and services within the community and tips on advocating for those supports and services.

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