For Adults Living in Recovery

In Programs by NAMI Wood County

Our peer-led programs for adults living in recovery from a mental health condition are great for those wanting to enhance coping skills and learn from others in shared experience.
If you are interested in attending one of our ongoing support groups, click the "learn more" button in the section.

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is an 8-week recovery-focused educational program for adults who wish to establish and maintain wellness in response to mental health challenges. The course provides critical information and strategies related to living with mental illness.

This course follows a curriculum and meets once per week for 8 weeks. NAMI Peer-to-Peer is offered two times per calendar year.

What To Expect:

  • A toolkit of information
  • Up-to-date research on brain biology
  • Mental illness symptoms and their relationship to personal experiences
  • Personalized relapse prevention plan
  • Tools to prepare for interactions with health care providers
  • Skills for making decisions and reducing stress

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Workshop is a free, self-designed course on identifying your personal wellness tools. WRAP was developed by Mary Ann Copeland. Your WRAP program is designed by you in practical, day-to-day terms, and holds the key to getting and staying well. It does not necessarily replace traditional treatments, but can be used as a complement to any other treatment options you have chosen.

What to Expect:

  • Identifying your personal wellness tools
  • Crisis Planning
  • Post Crisis plan
  • Program designed by you in practical, day-to-day terms

Nami Connection

Ongoing Support Group

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NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is an ongoing, free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who’ve been there.

This group meets ongoing for 90 minutes each week.

What To Expect:

  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health condition are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences

Nite Out with NAMI includes peer gatherings 6 times a year for 2 hours, free of charge. During the summer, there is a day outing. This is a casual experience with peers and other members from NAMI Wood County.

While this is not a support group or class, Nite Out with NAMI provides a fun opportunity for individuals in the county to socialize and enjoy each other's company.

What To Expect:

  • The opportunity to form relationships with others working through similar issues
  • Enjoying a relaxed atmosphere
  • Time to talk with the NAMI staff in an informal setting