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NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Course Begins July 7

Belfast -

BELFAST¬† — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI – Maine) in collaboration with Mid-Coast Mental Health, is sponsoring a free Peer-to-Peer Education Program in Waldo County, specifically for people diagnosed with mental illness.

The nine-week series of classes will begin from 3-5pm on Wednesday, July 7¬† at Mid-Coast Mental Health’s Belfast office.

Pre-registration is required. For more information or to enroll, call Bunny at 236-6878 or send an email to ccantybrooks@namimaine.org.

The course provides a full approach to recovery for people with mental illness who are interested in achieving and maintaining wellness. It includes information on individual empowerment, family and peer support, relapse prevention, communication skills, mental illness, general health, coping skills and self-care strategies.

Mid-Coast Mental Health, with locations in Rockland and Belfast, provides a variety of mental health services for the people of Midcoast Maine, including out-patient and substance abuse counseling, residential care and crisis services. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. The NAMI Maine office is located in Augusta.

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Email: ccantybrooks@namimaine.org