• Peer Empowerment page

    Greetings and welcome to the Nami Urban Los Angeles Peer Empowerment page! Your home for peer resources, inspiration, and a place to share your voice.

     

     

    Peer Empowerment

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness Urban Los Angeles (NULA) is looking for inspirational words of encouragement, success stories, and community resources to share with our peers and community. If you are a peer, family member or friend of a peer we would love to hear from you! 

    Submit your brilliance here

    Peer Inspiration

    Inspiration: Share Quotes, Affirmations, Poems, and Positive Pictures.

    Peer Voices

    Voices: Share your creativity, innovations, and success stories in 50 words or less!

  • Peer-to-Peer Education CLass

    NAMI Urban LA offers educational programs and support groups for individuals and family members of those living with mental illness. To register for our free support groups or classes, please call us at (323) 294-7814.

    Starting March 19th at 11am

    The Peer-to-Peer Education Course is a FREE 8 -week peer led, education course on the topic of recovery for any persons with serious mental illness interested in establishing and maintaining wellness. The course is taught by three trained mentors or peer teachers who are themselves experienced at living well with mental illness. The course is inclusive of take-home course materials.

     

    DURATION:

    The course is 8 weekly sessions via Zoom.

     

    FOR MORE INFORMATION:

    Fill out the waitlist form below, or call (323) 294-7814, during our regular office hours (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

  • Peer-to-Peer Class Waitlist

    Are you interested in taking one of our upcoming Peer-to-Peer classes?

    Sign up for the waitlist below!

  • peer resources

    Community Partner Feature: Cal Voices - Wise U

    Earn a certificate for 60 hours of

    Peer Certification Training

    Improve outcomes for the people you serve through evidence-based practices.

     

    Master ways of resolving conflict and strengthening relationships based on caring and equality.

     

    Learn from SHARE!, selected by CalMHSA as a Peer Certification trainer.

     

    Please CLICK HERE to express your interest so we may notify you when registration opens in May 2022! (Training dates to be determined.)
     

    To learn about the implementation of the Peer Certification bill, please see the Dept. of Health Care Services Peer Support Services page (https:/www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/Pages/Peer-Support-Services.aspx)

     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

     

    Upcoming Peer Support Specialist Webinars

    The California Department of Health Care Services is sponsoring a series of informational webinars for current and prospective Medi-Cal peer support specialists. Each webinar will cover a different topic and will be posted on the Peer Support Services webpage. Advance registration is required.
    • How to Become a Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist | Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Register at https://bit.ly/3scDKqz
    • Peer Support Specialist Areas of Specializations | Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Register at https://bit.ly/3OTs3yR
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    Here for Peers is aweekly, ongoing, open discussion forum for peers working in the Mental Health field to network, find support, share resources, and take a mental health break.
     

    Join the forum Every Monday from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (PST) on Zoom

     

    Zoom link: https://bit.ly/3rYcFX7

    Questions?

     

    Call (916) 288-8535

     

     

  • Contact OUR Peer PROGRAM MANAGER

    Submit your resources, inspiration and success stories here

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