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Peer-to-Peer Class Topic List

Each class contains a combination of lecture and interactive exercise material and closes with Mindfulness Practice (techniques offered to develop and expand awareness). Each class builds on the one before: attendance each week, therefore, is required.

Week One

Stigma, Discrimination, Trauma
Begin Relapse Prevention Planning

Week Two

Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder
Thoughts, Feelings, Sleep
Continue Relapse Prevention Planning,

Week Three

Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Senses, Behavior
Continue Relapse Prevention Planning,

Week Four

Story Telling

Week Five

Language, Emotions, Personal Mayhem,
Continue Relapse Prevention Planning

Week Six

Addictions, Spirituality, Why Medicate? Physical Health,
Complete Relapse Prevention Plans,

Week Seven

"Real World" Coping Strategies, 
Staying Safe, Begin Advance Directive, Cultural Questions,

Week Eight

Family Guest Speaker,
Relationships, Allies, "Hot Buttons"
Keeping Safe, Continue Advance Directive,

Week Nine

Empowerment, Advocacy,
"Complete" Advance Directive
Closing Mindfulness



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