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Program Information
Program Name: Peer to Peer
Agency Name: NAMIOC National Alliance on Mental Illness Orange County
Year the Program was Started: 2002
Address: 1810 E 17th St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Telephone #: 714-544-8488 x112
Fax #: 714-544-0791
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: $10,000-$40,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 5-10
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Majority
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, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To establish and maintain mental wellness.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: U. of Md.
Program Mission Statement: Offer an opportunity for growth regardless of individual stage. Promote awareness, provide information, and offer opportunities to reflect on the impact of mental illness and the potential for recovery in each participant's life.
Additional Information: Peer to Peer is a free, nine week - two hours a week - educational course on recovery taught by three trained mentors who are personally experienced at living well with a mental illness.

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