Montana’s Peer Network is a peer run 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to provide opportunities for recovery across Montana.
We are a network of 560+ individuals across Montana in recovery from mental health substance abuse and or addiction struggles. We provide information, education, training, support and resources across the state using our own “lived experience” of recovery.
Contact our office at 406- 551- 1058
109 East Lewis Street, Livingston, MT 59047
What’s happening at MPN!
Overview of the latest happenings, news, reports and information.
Montana’s Peer Network Scholarship – click for details
- Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies: a peer approach — Conrad, Great Falls, Browning, Box Elder, Lewistown, Helena, Butte, Havre, Missoula, Glasgow, Billings, and Livingston Montana
Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies: a peer approach is a wellness program from Montana’s Peer Network that provides education around the importance of whole health wellness, trauma informed care and peer support. We do this by providing interactive workshops, webinars and through the use of social media. Our workshops are led by individuals in recovery from a mental health diagnosis who bring their own unique perspective to wellness. Together with attendees they will explore the mind body connection and the importance of overall wellbeing for successful recovery.
Recovery Coach’s are now available in Gallatin County for support, and wellness/recovery planning. One on one recovery coaching is no cost. If you are struggling and feel you would benefit from a recovery coach contact Jim Hajny at 551-1058 or Michelle Jermunson at 548-8673. Recovery Coaching Brochure
Now hiring a Recovery Coach- MPN has an opening for a Recovery Coach position. Candidate should identify as being active in recovery from a mental health, substance abuse and or addiction diagnosis. Be able to articulate one’s own recovery experience in a meaning full and inspirational way to others that are still struggling. Candidate should be willing to work as part of a team in a positive, upbeat work environment. Be able to take direction and be flexible, everyday is a new challenge. Computer skills are required for this position. Extensive training in Recovery Coaching is provided so coaching experience is not required. Compassion, the ability to learn and listen is. This position requires a background check and clean driving record. Must have a reliable vehicle. This position is primarily based in Gallatin County but also includes Park County. For more information visit our website (www.mtpeernetwork.org) send cover letter and resume to email@example.com
What’s Happening in the Recovery Movement
- Money Follows the Person
- Peer Support 101 Training – Now taking applications
- Recovery Coach Pilot Project White Paper
- “To boldly talk about suicide” blog
- ◾Health and Human Services 2014 Health Barmometer
- Enhancing the Peer Provider Workforce
- 30 schools recognised for mh programming
- Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs Harm Reduction Guide
- Montana Peer Support Task Force
- Mental Health TV Episodes 1 & 2 are now available for viewing any time. View here
- Recovery Coach Pilot Project
- SAMHSA defines “recovery”
- Suicide Prevention in MT DC Report
- Peer Support Recovery Groups in Butte, Bozeman, Great Falls, Missoula, Kalispell, Livingston, Helena, Helena BHU and Montana State Hospital
- Regular Podcasts on recovery and mental health in Montana
- Mental Health Blog page
- Member Book Recommendations
- Mental Health Recovery Documentary Click to view on our Facebook page It is the joint mission of The Children’s Mental Health Bureau, Family Support Network, Youth M.O.V.E, and Montana’s Peer Network to produce a documentary to raise awareness, diminish the stigma, promote recovery and educate Montana citizens about the challenges and rewards of living with mental health struggles. A variety of perspectives will be explored by presenting the real life stories of those impacted including youth, adults, and their caregivers. You can also send us a note if you are looking for copies.
- Dandelion – a vision of hope Early Childhood Development and the impact it has throughout our lifetime. Short film 25 minutes produced by MPN to raise awareness and stimulate dialogue. Contact us for a copy
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