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Program Information
Program Name: The NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Course
Agency Name: The National Alliance on Mental Illness
Year the Program was Started: 2006
Public Contact Person: Stacey Aldridge
Address: 411 Briarwood Drive
Suite 401
Jackson, MS 39206
Telephone #: 601-899-9058
Email Address: saldridge@namims.org
Program Category: Recovery Education
Target Participants:
Adults
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: $10,000-$40,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: 20+
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Some
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Peer to Peer is a nine week-two hours per week experiential education course on recovery for any adult with serious mental illness who is interested in establishing and maintaining wellness.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No

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