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Upcoming Events

SB803 101 (2023) | CAMHPRO

SB803 101 (2023)

When: December 14, 2023

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Peer Support Specialist Certification Exam Prep / Study Group | CAMHPRO

Peer Support Specialist Certification Exam Prep / Study Group

When: December 08, 2023

Where: Online

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Substance Abuse Advisory Committee | CAMHPRO

Substance Abuse Advisory Committee

When: December 19, 2023

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Meditation Prompt Writing

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Film Club

California Association of
Mental Health Peer-Run Organizations

CAMHPRO was founded in 2012 and is a 501(c)3 non-profit incorporated consumer-run statewide organization consisting of member entities, established, independent, and successful consumer-run organizations, and individual consumer members or peers.

The specific purpose of CAMHPRO is to promote the work and mission of peer-run organizations devoted to advocacy and empowerment for mental health consumers. CAMHPRO advocates for organizations and individual peers within counties, regions, statewide, and nationally.

As an association of peer-run organizations, CAMHPRO facilitates training and coordinates resources for consumer-operated services, peer support, and self-help programming in diverse communities.

Our Programs

Lived Experience, Advocacy, and Diversity | LEAD | CAMHPRO

Lived Experience, Advocacy, and Diversity (LEAD) is a statewide three-year project funded by the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) for Client/Consumer Stakeholder Education, Advocacy and Outreach activities.

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Peer Empowerment Partnership | PEP | CAMHPRO

The Peer Empowerment Partnership (PEP) is a CAMHPRO program that is funded by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and administered by Advocates for Human Potential (AHP) as part of the Behavioral Health Workforce Development.

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Building Peer Leadership | BPL | CAMHPRO

Building Peer Leadership (BPL), with CAMHPRO are invested in helping peer-run organizations to grow and to be sustainable. It is also about empowering and equipping new peer-run organizations to start and develop.

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CalHOPE Support Project | CalHOPE | CAMHPRO

CalHOPE Support Project is a one-year program funded by the Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS) and administered by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA). CalHOPE Support Specialists provide non-clinical emotional support to Californians in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, natural and human-caused disasters, and other stressors through group and individual counseling, both in person and online.

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Psychiatric Advance Directives | PADs | CAMHPRO

CAMHPRO has joined Painted Brain to involve and engage the peer voice in developing Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs). Several counties have joined together in this Innovations project to develop PADs in California, funded by the Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63).

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Our Latest News

Superior Region Attends Peer Leadership Forum | CAMHPRO

Superior Region Attends Peer Leadership Forum

November 16, 2023

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A Crisis of Humanity | CAMHPRO

A Crisis of Humanity

September 06, 2023

Mental Health

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CAMHPRO in Washington D.C. | CAMHPRO

CAMHPRO in Washington D.C.

July 31, 2023


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Ways to Give

Make a difference and fund vital activities that empower, support, and advocate for voluntary consumer-run mental health organizations across California. With your help, we can make lives better in our communities.

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