NAMI Veteran Only Peer to Peer (P2P) Course
NAMI Veteran Only Peer to Peer (P2P) Course. Date/Time: Thursdays, April 18 – Jun 6 from 3-5 PM. Location: Portland VA Medical Center (Room TBD).
Are you a Veteran living with a mental health challenge?
Please consider joining in the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Veteran Only Peer-to-Peer Course.
The course is at Portland VA Medical Center (PVAMC) and runs April 18 – June 6, 2019.
To register, please call National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Multnomah at 503-228-5692.
FREE recovery/wellness education course and materials.
Open to Veterans of All Eras experiencing a mental health challenge
2 hours each week for 8 weeks
Taught by trained NAMI peer leaders
Topics include . . .
PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia and more . . .
Basics of brain biology and medications
Identifying and writing individual goals
Assessing, building social and support systems
Early warning signs related to stressful events
P2P is an introduction on mental health recovery/wellness providing coping skills and information. Participation will share the wisdom of their experiences; receive and give support in a safe and confidential setting. Recovery/wellness is a journey.
Whether you are at the start or have years of experience, you can benefit from this course.