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NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a recovery-focused educational program for adults who wish to establish and maintain wellness in response to mental health challenges. The course provides critical information and strategies related to living with mental illness. 

What You Should Expect

  • Ten two-hour sessions, free of charge. 
  • Designed for individuals (18 and over) living with mental illness. 
  • Taught by a trained team of individuals living in recovery from mental illness. 
  • Incorporates presentations, discussion and exercises.  

Why You Should Attend

A toolkit of information

  • Up-to-date research on brain biology. 
  • Mental illness symptoms and their relationship to personal experiences. 
  • Personalized relapse prevention plan. 
  • Tools to prepare for interactions with health care providers. 
  • Skills for making decisions and reducing stress. 

The Peer-to-Peer class will be offered in spring 2015 at the following times:

NAMI Baltimore Office - Morning Class
Govans Boundary United Methodist Church, Rear Annex
5210 York Road, Baltimore MD 21212
Start Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 10am-12pm

NAMI Baltimore Office - Evening Class
Govans Boundary United Methodist Church, Rear Annex
5210 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212
Start date: Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:30-8:30pm

Please contact Program and Services Director, Trina Brooks, with questions.  Registration is required to participate in the class. To register, please call 410-435-2600. 

 



NAMI Connection is a weekly recovery support group for people living with mental illness in which people learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding.

Support groups are held weekly at:

Saint Ignatius Church (Madison Street entrance) 

Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 12:00 noon
801 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

For additional information about our support groups, please call our office at 410-435-2600 or email us at info@namibaltimore.org 


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