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Conversations About Suicide

Register here:  Tuesday March 14th and Thursday March 16th, 12:00-4:00pm ET In this participatory virtual workshop, we'll explore ways to practice empathy and prioritize autonomy when engaging in conversations […]

Intentional Peer Support Core training (In-Person)

Intentional Peer Support Core training (Virtual) Schedule: 10/10 - 10/12 (Tuesday through Thursday), 10/17 (Tuesday), and 10/18 (Wednesday), 9:00am-4:30pm each day. Participants must attend all days. We will take an […]

Mad Movement Histories (virtual)

DATES: Thursday 11/2 and 11/16, 1230pm-430pm each day (*this is a two-day event*) DESCRIPTION: Come explore mad* movement histories through themes of resistance to oppression and building alternative supports, and through lenses of racial, disability, economic, and gender justice. We will look at and discuss some primary sources, and there will be short assignments in advance of our sessions. […]

Intentional Peer Support Core (Virtual)

Intentional Peer Support is a way of thinking about and inviting transformative relationships. Practitioners learn to use relationships to see things from new angles, develop greater awareness of personal and relational patterns, and support and challenge each other in trying new things. Based on Shery Mead’s book, Intentional Peer Support: An Alternative Approach, our virtual […]

Harm Reduction Approach to Psych Drugs

DATES: Thursdays 12/7 and 12/14, 12:30-4:30pm each day (this is a two-day workshop) As peer support workers, we are sometimes discouraged from having conversations about psych drugs and are encouraged to leave it to the medical professionals. While we cannot give medical advice or replace the role of doctors, we can offer supportive conversations that […]