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Their firsthand experience of mental health issues provides NAMI program designers and leaders with an unparalleled ability to understand and support those on the road to recovery. NAMI’s peer and family-delivered programs serve an important role in achieving wellness, supporting recovery and resiliency and complement other mental health services. The updated version of the NAMI Peer-to-Peer education program teaches self-awareness, self-care and the importance of taking an active role in your own treatment. The new NAMI Family & Friends seminar offers a convenient way for families and friends to learn more about mental health conditions and how to best support a person in their recovery.
This webinar gives a glimpse into the unique lived-experience approach that drives NAMI’s peer and family-delivered education, support and presentation programs, with an emphasis on NAMI Peer-to-Peer and NAMI Family & Friends, and how these programs can complement the work of community mental health programs.