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
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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.
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Fall 2014 Classes (Class is full. Call to be placed on waitlist)

Saturday mornings in NE Portland for 10 weeks | 10:00am – 12 noon
September 20 – November 22

Winter 2015 Classes

Saturday mornings in NE Portland for 10 weeks | 10:00am – 12 noon
January 10 – March 14, 2015

 

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Video

 

Contact Us

NAMI Multnomah
524 NE 52nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97213
503.228.5692
Fax: 503.235.8959
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info@namimultnomah.org
Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm