Peer Education

Peer-to-Peer Class

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a recovery education course open to anyone 18 or older experiencing a mental health challenge. The course is designed to encourage growth, healing and recovery among participants. NAMI Albuquerque is working on developing our program.

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, eight-session educational program for adults with mental health conditions who are looking to better understand themselves and their recovery.

Taught by trained leaders with lived experience, this program includes activities, discussions and informative videos.

Registration is available for the following dates:

April 24 to May 15 on Saturday from 12-2 pm and 3-5 pm

July 6-29 on Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3 pm

September 4-26 on Saturday and Sunday from 1-3 pm

October 30-November 20 on Saturday from 10-12 pm and 1-3 pm

Click the sign up button below to register for any of the above classes.

What You’ll Gain

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a safe, confidential space. The course provides an opportunity for mutual support and growth. Experience compassion and understanding from people who relate to your experiences. This is a place to learn more about recovery in an accepting environment. 
NAMI Peer-to-Peer helps you:

  • Set a vision and goals for the future
  • Partner with health care providers
  • Develop confidence for making decisions
  • Practice relaxation and stress reduction tools
  • Share your story
  • Strengthen relationships
  • Enhance communication skills
  • Learn about mental health treatment options

What People Are Saying

“I am now aware that I’m not alone. I’d like to become more involved with NAMI and advocacy.”

“I’ve really learned how to cope with my triggers better, and I’m now on the path to truly loving myself.”

“NAMI Peer-to-Peer gave me hope when I was close to giving up. I realized that things can and do get better and that my mental health condition doesn’t define me. I learned how to speak up for myself, build a strong support network and make plans for my future. I felt welcome and like I was among friends. Most importantly, I felt heard and understood.”

“I’ve learned how to communicate with my parents about what’s going on with me.”

“It was really nice being with people who understood.”

Questions? Email us at

or call 505 256 0288 and leave a message for Sheila. Due to our volunteers working COVID hours, emails will be answered more quickly than phone messages.