Welcome to the Connection Center!

We know what it's like to struggle with mental and emotional life situations. We have a staff of Peer Support Specialists, certified by the State of Texas, ready to listen, learn and support you in whatever you are experiencing.

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Talk to Someone Today

Maybe you are going through something now or perhaps you just need someone to chat with for a little while. You don't have to do this alone!

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Support for Peers

If you are already working as a Peer Support Specialist and need someone to talk to or share ideas with, we are here for you, too.

CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOPS

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Emotional Wellness Workshop

This is a 6 hour, interactive workshop around wellness, self-care, mindset and taking action on how you want to feel.

 


(5 CEUs + 1 Ethics CEU)

WHAM

Whole Health Action Management

We will cover Health Screening and the following 10 resiliency factors: Stress Management, Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, Restful Sleep, Service to Others, Support Network, Optimism Based on Positive Expectations, Cognitive Skills to Avoid Negative Thinking, Spiritual Beliefs and Practices, and A Sense of Meaning and Purpose. A holistic approach to wellness".

 

(6 CEUs)

EO

Enhancing Optimism

A highly interactive workshop aimed at influencing individuals to intentionally  maintain high levels of optimism. This is a refreshing conversation where individuals can learn simple and effective tools to improve their daily life perspective.

 

(6 CEUs)

Groups and Cafés

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GPS Your Way To Wellness

TUESDAYS @ 2:00 PM

This is a peer-led support group for individuals seeking to gain or maintain an optimal level of overall health. Techniques and strategies from each of the four areas will be discussed: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.

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NAMI Connection

WEDNESDAYS @ 2:00 PM

A peer-led support group for those living with mental health challenges.

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Dual Diagnosis

TUESDAYS @ 11 AM

Dual Diagnosis is a Peer-led support group for individuals living with mental health and substance use concerns. This unique, non-traditional group is open to the community at large and serves as a reassuring and enlightening space for those self identified with dual experiences.

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Peer Support Specialist Cafe

THURSDAYS @ 6:00 PM

Peer Café is a peer-led weekly support group for any Mental Health Peer Specialist (MHPS), Recover Support Peer Specialist (RSPS), MHPS/RSPS Interns, and any other Peer Support or Recovery Support professionals. The purpose of Peer Café is to provide a safe space for peers to connect, debrief, and discuss the challenges and rewards of being a peer in the field. Peers need support too!

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Supporting Roles By Forming Communities

FRIDAYS @ 11 AM

A peer-led support group for any Mental Health Peer Specialist (MHPS), Recover Support Peer Specialist (RSPS), Community Health Workers (CHW), Certified Family Partners (CFP) and any other direct care/supporting roles.

The Connection Center is located on the second floor of the form communities building
6851 Citizens Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 899 - 0434

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