• 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!

  • SHARE! New Peer Support Group for Employees in the
    Mental Health Field

    SHARE! and CAMPHRO wants to formally extend an invitation to all California NAMI locations to join us in our Peer Specialist Support Group.

    When: January 23rd, 2023 (Every Monday)
    Where: 6666 Green Valley Circle Culver City, CA 90230
    Time: 6:00 PM PST - 7:00 PM PST


    Zoom Link:
    NEW! Peer Network Support Group - "for people who work, intern, or volunteer in peer services and mental health'
    Hybrid Meeting - Zoom (Felicity) & In- person at SHARE! 6666 Green Valley Circle, Culver City, CA 90230


    Meeting ID: 822 0003 7477 Passcode: sharelove

    Zoom Link:

    Peer Support Specialist Training Agency:

    NAMI California is now accepting registration for CALMHSA scholarship recipients.
    • NAMI CA is an approved vendor by CALMHSA to provide the Medi-Cal Peer Support Certification Training.
    • https://namica.org/medi-cal_pssc_training/#section-registration-open
    • Registration Date(s):
      • Cohort one registration date: 10/20/2022 – 11/22/2022
      • Cohort two registration date: 10/20/2022 – 12/27/2022
    • Class Start Date(s):
      • Cohort one: 11/30/2022 – 12/16/2022
      • Cohort two: 01/4/2023 – 01/23/2023 [No class January 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day]

    What's New With Peer Certification?

    Cal MHSA is California's home for all peer certification information. You can find information on

    - How to obtain your Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification

    - When the next Stakeholder Meeting is

    - How to stay informed

  • 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.

    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.



    The course is 8 weekly sessions via Zoom.



    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)




    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



    Call (916) 288-8535




    Submit your resources, inspiration and success stories here

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