Posted by: Cinthya On 05/08/2012 04:09 PM
?Updated by: Cinthya On 05/08/2012 04:09 PM
?Expires: 01/01/2017 12:00 AM
NAMI San Diego is offereing a FREE Peer to Peer Recovery Education Course late May 2012!
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) San Diego is offering a FREE Peer to Peer Recovery Education course in SPANISH late May 2012!!
226 Church Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
May 22-July 24, 2012
*A HUGE THANK YOU to Visions Clubhouse for the lending of their location!
NAMI San Diego's Peer to Peer course is for any individual (18 years and older) living with a serious mental illness who is interested in establishing their wellness and recovery. Each class is two hours in length and continues for ten consecutive weeks. The course is taught by two trained mentors who are themselves experienced at living well with mental illness.
Course topics include:
Relapse Prevention Planning
Brain Biology and Research
Discussion of DSM IV Diagnostic criteria for most major mental illnesses
Triggers, Disclosure to family and friends, Communication, Hospitals Stays, Incarceration, Working with Providers
Advance Directive, Empowerment, Advocacy
Suicide and prevention
For more information or to be placed on the wait-list please call Cinthya Luis, Peer Recovery Programs Coordinator at 619-688-0506.