Peer-to-Peer currently exists in 29 states around the country and more states will begin to offer this important consumer education and recovery program. To find a class near you visit our Peer-to-Peer Class Listing.
To find a class near you, please contact your NAMI State office.
Click on the following link to find your state NAMI's contact information:
Mentors are the heart and soul of the program- without skilled mentors, there would be no Peer to Peer!
Although most mentors have been through the course, this is not a prerequisite.
Mentors should have an active treatment plan, be comfortable reading aloud to a group of students, and be willing and able to undergo an intensive three-day training, among other qualifications.
To get involved, please contact your state or local NAMI office!
If there is no Peer to Peer program in your state or area, you may be interested in working with your state/ local NAMI to get it started. This document will give you an idea of the first steps involved in building the program: