Do you want to be part of something bigger than yourself?
Become a member of Peer Action League (PAL)
1) Join our Intro to PAL webinar
2) Apply online or by PDF
Register for one of the INTRO TO PAL Webinars:
Two Webinar Dates
Tuesday May 14
12 noon – 1 p.m.
Thursday June 6
12 noon – 1 p.m.
To become a PALM you must agree to abide by
CHAMPRO’s Public Policy Principles
TO APPLY using SurveyMonkey or by downloading the PDF
PALM APPLICATION FOR INDIVIDUAL PEERS
SurveyMonkey Link: Individual Application
PDF Download Individual Peer Application
PALM APPLICATION FOR PEER RUN PROGRAM/AGENCY
Peer Action League Activities
- Webinars to Optimize Peer Run Agency/Program Infrastructure & Sustainability-Quarterly.
- Regional Policy Forums:
- 4 per year
- culminating with a statewide Conference in Year 3.
- Advocacy webinar series for effective peer stakeholder voices.
- Continued monthly peer webinars
- Peer Best Practices
- Peer Support 4 Peer Specialists (PS4PS)
- Empower peers throughout the State to serve on key State-level policy bodies.
- 3 PAL Action Committees meet online
- Peer Workforce
- Cultural Racial & Ethnic Equity
- Public Policy
- PAL Members (PALMs) quarterly meetings online to share progress and outcomes from Action Committees, and to plan collective next steps.
Please pass this on to colleagues, friends and people you serve!
Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at Noon
Peer Model Spotlight Webinar
Analuisa Orozco, Peer Specialist, MSW, LCSW, Founding Director,Living in Wellness Center, Adin, Modoc County. Living in Wellness recently received a grant to provide Equine (Horse) Therapy
Julie Prentice, Certified Peer Specialist (MA & FL) & Kathie Tunstall Lanatti, Peer LMFT, Co-Founders, Making Magic Happen-People Helping People, Petaluma, Sonoma County. Making Magic Happen-People Helping People provides services on a “Paying It Forward” model.
Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) have shown effectiveness in decreasing the number of mental-health related arrests while increasing public safety. To support communities in creating and evaluating their own crisis intervention teams, SAMHSA has published a new report titled:
Crisis Intervention Teams: A Collective
National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) CIT programs
CA gov CIT
International Crisis Intervention
SFPD Crisis Intervention
Berkley Police Department
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Lifeline Crisis Chat: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org (available 24/7)
Need help now? Text “START” to 741-741
SAMHSA’s RTP project
Ended September 14, 2018.
You can continue to access timely information through webinars, eLearning courses, and podcasts at SAMHSA’s RTP website
, many with free continuing education and continuing medical education hours. Also, check out SAMHSA’s RTP YouTube channel
To continue receiving information about recovery-oriented practices, consider subscribing to the following mailing lists:
Please note this list is not inclusive and inclusion on this list does not constitute endorsement by SAMHSA or HHS.
If you wish to contact staff from this project, you can reach out to: