Starting a Self-Help/Self-Advocacy Group

About the Course:

This brief Technical Assistance Guide is designed to help those interested in forming and/or improving upon a self-help/self-advocacy group. It reviews the roles various people take, preliminary steps, the process of facilitating a large meeting, and ideas for continued meetings.


National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse

Course Objectives:

  1. to better understand the role of self-help/self-advocacy groups

  2. to learn more about the preliminary steps to group formation

  3. to become more familiar with how meetings are facilitated and ideas for continued meetings are generated

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