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Peer to Peer Classes

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 PBC is offering a Saturday course beginning in June:

Boynton*

Saturdays

June 29-August 17, 2019

1:30-3:30 p.m.

 

*Location to be announced upon registration.

 

To register, contact the NAMI PBC office at 561-588-3477.

 

What You’ll Gain

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
  • Strengthen relationships
  • Enhance communication skills
  • Learn about mental health treatment options

 

Class 1 GETTING STARTED – MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY

  • Explore different viewpoints of mental health and recovery
  • Create a personal vision statement

 

Class 2 THE BRAIN AND THE BODY

  • Learn about the relationship between mental health and overall physical health
  • Understand the impact of the environment and the brain on mental health conditions
  • SMART goals

 

Class 3 TELLING MY STORY

  • Share personal stories
  • Explore the benefits and limitations of mental health diagnoses

 

Class 4 STRENGTHENING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Build connections with others
  • Improve communication skills

 

Class 5 GROWING SUPPORT NETWORKS

  • Build a nurturing circle of support

 

Class 6 TOOLS FOR ENHANCING RECOVERY

  • Respond to stress effectively
  • Learn about different types of therapies and medications
  • Look more closely at goals

 

Class 7 MY STORY, MY STRENGTHS

·        Understand personal stories in a new way

·        Prepare for conversations with mental health providers

 

Class 8 MOVING FORWARD

·        Revisit personal visions

·        Plan next steps

 

To register call the NAMI Palm Beach County office at 561-588-3477

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