PEER PROGRAMS

LIVE INTERNET SESSIONS/WORKSHOP TRACKS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 27

Peer Programs Track I  11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

“Managing My Mental Health in COVID Times” (Tanya Ryder, M.Ed., Director, Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, NAMI National; Vesper Moore and Jasmine Quinones, Kiva Center of Massachusetts)

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Break to Workshops

Peer Programs Track II  1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

“How Do I Find the Right Therapist and Psychiatrist In a Virtual World: Cultural Competency, Technology, and Access” (Tanya Ryder, M.Ed., Director, Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, NAMI National; Luis Suarez, Sanarai.com; Juan Veléz Court, Peer Support Specialist Coordinator, Administración de Servicios de Salud Mental y Contra la Adicción)

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Break to Workshops

Peer Programs Track III   2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

BAM- Break the Stigma, Ask for Help, Make the Call, Make the Change” (Tracy Johnson, Exec. Director, National Faith Based Prevention Alliance)

3:45 PM

DAY 1 CLOSE / SURVEYS

SATURDAY, AUGUST 28

Mental Health Track IV    1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Peer Discussion Group (Martin Gromulat [Moderator]; Aimée Folker, Sierra Grandy, Lori Schectman, Andrea Kolbe, Brenda Adamas and Brob Crayton, NAMI National Peer Leadership Council; Tanya Ryder, M.Ed., Director, Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, NAMI National)

2:30 PM

CONFERENCE CLOSES / SURVEYS