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Peer to Peer

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.

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

Teacher Training

2020 Family To Family Teacher Training via Zoom Video Conferencing

Dates: Friday, Jan 29 – Sunday Jan 31, 2021
Times: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm each day
To apply, complete the application form online here
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Notes: This is a 3-day virtual training. When complete, participants will be certified to teach the NAMI Signature Education Program, Peer to Peer (P2P). Once certified, teachers will lead a course, which generally includes one 2.5 hour session each week for 8 weeks. (Virtual courses can be taught in weekly 2-hour sessions.) Newly certified teachers should be able to commit to teaching one 8-week course per year.

Upcoming Courses

Courses will be posted as they are scheduled.

Additional Resources 

Past NAMI Peer to Peer Courses and training sessions will be listed on the NAMI Peer to Peer Archived Course Page.  

To view the 2019 NAMI National Education Programs Operating Policies and Procedures, click here

You are on the NAMI Missouri Peer to Peer Program page. To visit the NAMI (National) Peer to Peer program page, click here

Teacher Resources are available on NAMI Missouri’s Peer to Peer password-protected teacher resource page.

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