NAMI Veteran-Only Peer-to-Peer Course, Sept. to Nov

September 20, 2018 2:00 pm

NAMI Veteran-Only Peer-to-Peer Course, Sept. to Nov sponsored by VA Portland Health Care System and National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI). Date/Time: September 20, 2018 2:00 PM. Location: Portland VA Medical Center 3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Rd., Portland. Are you a Veteran living with a mental health challenge? Please consider joining the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Veteran Only Peer-to-Peer Course. Runs Sept. 20 – Nov 8, 2018 at the Portland VA Medical Center. To register, please call 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. Contact: Daniel Herrigstad 503-402-2975

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