TRUFANT, Michigan. October 19, 2017 will be the third year in which the third Thursday in October will be celebrated as Global Peer Supporter Celebration/Appreciation. “It is a time when we reflect on and celebrate the important roles played by people with lived experience of mental health and addiction challenges in helping others on their journeys of recovery and inclusion into communities of their choice,” according to Bill Beverley-Blanco, Lead Coordinator and iNAPS Board member.
Mental Health Association of Oregon has been in existence in various capacities since the 1970s. MHAO is currently a 501(c)(3) organization, with more than 35 years of experience as a consumer-run advocacy, education and networking organization.
MHAO is an inclusive grassroots organization of persons dedicated to empowering consumer/peer voice and recovery through services, education, and policies that foster wellness and full participation in the community.
Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) is Oregon’s designated Protection & Advocacy (P&A) System. DRO works to uphold the legal rights of people with disabilities. DRO promotes Opportunity, Access and Choice for individuals with disabilities. We assist with legal problems directly related to disabilities.
Below are events by other Peer organizations. To view, click on the image. Note that sharing these Calendars does not imply a shared agenda or opinion.