- Sep 14 2022
- 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Event: Peer to Peer Educational Program Series
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Idaho presents: Peer to Peer Educational Program
When: Wednesdays | September 14 – November 9, 2022 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Leaders: Wendy Norbom, NAMI Idaho | Polly Lowman, NAMI Washington
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NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, eight-session educational program for adults with mental health conditions who are looking to better understand themselves and their recovery.
Taught by trained leaders with lived experience, this program includes activities, discussions and informative videos. However, as with all NAMI programs, it does not include recommendations for treatment approaches.
NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a safe, confidential space. The course provides an opportunity for mutual support and growth. Experience compassion and understanding from people who relate to your experiences. This is a place to learn more about recovery in an accepting environment.
NAMI Peer-to-Peer helps you:
-Set a vision and goals for the future
-Partner with health care providers
-Develop confidence for making decisions
-Practice relaxation and stress reduction tools
-Share your story
-Enhance communication skills
-Learn about mental health treatment options
-An opportunity to hear open and honest perspectives on a highly misunderstood topic
-A chance to ask leaders questions, allowing for a deeper understanding of mental health conditions and dispelling of stereotypes and misconceptions
-The understanding that people with mental health conditions have lives enriched by hopes, dreams and goals
-Information on how to learn more about mental health and get involved with the mental health community