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NAMI Peer-to-Peer

Below is our current class schedule.
Registration opens 30 days before the class begins.

Clifton

Thursday evenings, August 16 through October 2
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Recovery Center of Hamilton County
2340 Auburn Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45219

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Registration closes on August 30.

East Walnut Hills

Wednesday afternoons, September 12 through October 31
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health
Wellness Center
1501 Madison Rd., Basement

Cincinnati, OH 45206

REGISTER

Registration closes on September 26.

Amelia

Thursday afternoons, September 20 through November 8
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health
43 E Main St.,

Amelia, OH 45102
Registration opens on August 20.

 


 

What Is NAMI Peer-to-Peer?

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is an 8 session educational program for adults living with a mental health condition or mental illness. Each session is a combination of lecture and interactive exercises and closes with mindfulness practices. Each session builds on the previous one, so attending each meeting is strongly encouraged.

What You’ll Gain:

  • An advance directive
  • A relapse prevention plan to help identify telltale feelings, thoughts, behaviors or events that may warn of impending relapse
  • Mindfulness exercises to help focus and calm thinking
  • Survival skills for working with providers and the general public
  • Up-to-date information about mental illness and mental health
  • Learn how to access resources to help with your recovery

Tell Me More About the Course

  • Registration is required
  • No cost to attend or register
  • Meets for two hours weekly for 8 weeks.
  • Is led by trained NAMI Program Leaders who are in recovery from a mental health condition
  • Follows a structured format in a relaxed and confidential setting.

What Else Does the Course Include?

  • Information about the challenges and benefits of medication.
  • Discussion about stigma, mental illness as traumatic experiences, and not blaming yourself or others for mental illness.
  • Guidance on how to survive a hospital stay.
  • Accounts of wisdom and strength, hope and joy.
  • And more…

What Others Have To Say About NAMI Peer-to-Peer

“Peer-to-Peer has allowed me to take the focus off my illness and learn to balance it with the rest of my life. By engaging in recovery I am able to be more relaxed and productive both at work and at home.”

 

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