WHO IS IT FOR
Peer-to-Peer is a unique
learning program for anyone 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
a "relapse prevention plan" to
help identify tell-tale feelings, thoughts, behavior or events that may
warn of impending relapse and to organize for intervention.
mindfulness exercises to help
focus and calm thinking.
survival skills for working
with providers and the general public.
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.
Peer to Peer
For more information or to signup
leave voicemail at
(530) 756-8181 or
send email to
For a better understanding
of what Peer to Peer is all about, watch the
Peer to Peer Outreach Video ( streaming video at Google Video).