Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education

Peer-to-Peer is a unique, experiential learning program for people with serious mental illness who are interested in establishing and maintaining their wellness and recovery. It consists of ten two-hour sessions and is taught by a team of trained “Mentors” and a volunteer support person who are all personally experienced at living well with mental illness. Participants come away from the course with a binder of reference materials, as well as other tangible resources:

  • Advance Directive - a document with your personal wishes for what to do in the event of severe symptoms or hospitalization
  • “Relapse prevention plan” to help identify early symptoms, 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
  • And survival skills for working with providers and the general public
Register for Spring 2014 classes
Saturday mornings in NE Portland
April 26 – June 28
(waitlist only – call to be placed on waitlist or register for Summer session beginning in early July. Dates and times to be announced)

More details provided upon registration. All classes offered by NAMI Multnomah are offered free of charge, but preregistration is required. Please call our help line at 503-228-5692 with questions or to register. You can also now register online.

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Video


Contact Us

NAMI Multnomah
524 NE 52nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97213
Fax: 503.235.8959
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Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm