Peer to Peer

Peer to Peer

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Course is a free, 8 session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by trained volunteers who have lived experienced, and who can provide compassion and support for others living with mental health conditions. The program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI Jacksonville never recommends a specific medical therapy or treatment approach.

Peer to Peer

Nami Peer-to-Peer Course is a free, 8 session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who’ve been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and Nami Jacksonville never recommends a specific medical therapy or treatment approach.

What You'll Gain

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a safe, confidential space. The course provides an opportunity for mutual support and growth. Experience compassion and understanding from people who relate to your experiences. This is a place to learn more about recovery in an accepting environment.

  • Understand the impact of symptoms on your life
  • Set a vision and goals for the future
  • Learn how to interact with health care providers
  • Develop confidence for making decisions
  • Create a personalized relapse prevention plan
  • Access practical resources on how to maintain your journey toward recovery
  • Strengthen relationships and enhance communication skills
  • Learn about mental health treatment options
Peer to Peer provides the opportunity for mutual support and positive impact. You can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who relate to your experiences. Through your participation you have the opportunity to help others grow. This is a confidential place to learn from shared experiences in an environment of sincere, uncritical acceptance. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope for all people living with mental illness.de of a div block.

What People Are Saying


“I am now aware that I’m not alone. I’d like to become more involved with NAMI and advocacy.”

“I’ve really learned how to cope with my triggers better, and I’m now on the path to truly loving myself.”

“NAMI Peer-to-Peer gave me hope when I was close to giving up. I realized that things can and do get better and that my mental health condition doesn’t define me. I learned how to speak up for myself, build a strong support network and make plans for my future. I felt welcome and like I was among friends. Most importantly, I felt heard and understood.”

“I’ve learned how to communicate with my parents about what’s going on with me.”

Sign Up for a Class

FREE! Peer to Peer Class- 8 week course

Next Class is Forming for February, 2023
Stay tuned for details about the upcoming class.

Registration Required

We ask that you commit to attend all sessions to receive the full benefit of the class.

Submit the waitlist form below and a NAMI Jacksonville representative will contact you.

Register
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OUR MISSION
The mission of NAMI Jacksonville is to support and improve the quality of life for family members and those living with mental illnesses and co-occurring substance abuse through compassion, education, and advocacy.

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Jacksonville, FL 32202

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