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NAMI Peer-to-Peer Class
August 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020
Registration required – class is currently full.
Begins Tuesday June 23, 2020
We meet via ZOOM and / or in person. Registration required for access to the ZOOM link. In person we meet at the NAMI Central Iowa Mental Health Wellness Center | 424 5th Street | Ames | Iowa | 50010
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.
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
Interested in future classes? Fill out our interest form.