Sunday, June 13, 2010

NAMI Efforts

Let me give a recap as to what happening: last month I received an award from NAMI Georgia, "Mentor of the Year" for my role in NAMI's Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Course. I feel really good about it, honored to be recognized for the effort and very excited about it.

Now, I am leading another NAMI Peer-to-Peer class. It is going very well, participants are very engaged and willing to share. I feel really good about the group, many of us can relate to each other and that is awesome.

If you are interested in learning more about schizophrenia visit NAMI or Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia (Canada).

Counseling Helps the Whole Person

When I started engaging in counseling 11 years ago I assumed the scope of the sessions would focus on medicine, and my mental illness. How...