NAMI Contra Costa
550 Patterson Blvd.
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Office: (925) 942-0767
Warmline: (925) 465-3864

Peer to Peer

New class starting March 29, 2014.

When: Afternoons on Saturdays, March 29-May 24, 2014 and Saturday, June 7, 2014.
Where: Walnut Creek

For more information, please contact
NAMI Office, Co-coordinator, (925) 942-0767.

Mental Health and Recovery: Learning to Live Well

Welcome to NAMI's Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education program, a free, 10-week course that provides a holistic approach to recovery for people living with mental illness.

Offered in a confidential setting, Peer-to-Peer is taught by two trained peer mentors who are successfully managing their own mental health. The courses uses a combination of lecture, discussion, interactive exercises and stress management techniques. Each session lasts for two hours.

During the course you will:

  • Share experiences with peers who are working towards recovery
  • Gain further insight into mental health
  • Gain knowledge of how to cope with difficult circumstances
  • Learn to identify feelings, thoughts, behaviors and events that can result in a possible relapse
  • Learn how to strengthen interpersonal relationships
  • Find new inspiration and hope