WHO IS IT FOR
Peer-to-Peer is a unique
learning program for anyone 18 years and older with any serious mental illness who is
interested in establishing and maintaining their wellness and recovery.
WHAT IS IT
The Peer-to-Peer course consists of 10 two-hour classes taught by a team
of trained "mentors" who are personally experienced at living well with
WHAT DOES IT PROVIDE?
The Peer-to-Peer course provides an opportunity for consumers to discuss a
variety of topics within a supportive group of peers. Participants come
away from the course with a binder of hand-out materials, as well as many
other tangible resources:
An Advance Directive
for Mental Health Care when you can't make decisions yourself
"Relapse Prevention Plan" to help identify tell-tale feelings, thoughts,
behavior or events that may warn of impending relapse and to organize for
exercises to help focus and calm thinking.
skills for working with providers and the general public.
Disclosure to family and friends
Surviving Hospital Stays
Suicide and prevention
Each class contains a combination of lecture and interactive exercise
material and closes with Mindfulness Practice (techniques offered to
develop and expand awareness). Because each class builds on the one
before, attendance each week is required. See the
Peer to Peer Course Topics
To register for Peer-to-Peer training or to become a mentor teacher,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or leave voicemail on the NAMI Helpline at 530-756-8181.