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Montana's Peer Network

Leading the Recovery Movement in Montana since 2011

For People in Recovery

We are a network of individuals who are on the path of recovery.  We identify as being in recovery from mental health, substance abuse and/or addiction struggles.

For Peer Supporters

MPN was instrumental in developing the Certified Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist workforce in Montana. We provide both certification training and continuing education for CBHPSS.

For Parents/Caregivers

MPN’s new Fmailies Division is focused on supporting parents and caregivers of children with special health care needs (including behavioral health) and creating a Family Peer Support workforce.

For Employers

MPN provides trianing and consultation for employers and providers wha are interested in integrating peer supporters and recovery principles in their agencies and organizations.

About Us

Montana’s Peer Network is a statewide peer run 501c3 non-profit recovery organization with a mission to lead the expansion and development of recovery-oriented behavioral health services in Montana.

RECOVERY DIVISION

For People in Recovery

REALIZING RECOVERY WEBINARS

On the 3rd Wednesday of each month we offer a Realizing Recovery Webinar at noon where we cover topics relevant to all people in reocvery or those woring with people in recovery.

WEBINARS
RECOVERY TALKS PODCAST

Weekly podcasts cover a variety of topics and feature special guests who share their stories of recovery and provide informaiton on resources available to those in recovery.

PODCASTS
TRAINING

Several of our trainings are relevant to people in recovery as well as CBHPSS and non-certified peer recovery coaches. We focus on leadership, advocacy, recovery planning, and wellness.

TRAINING
SUPPORT

MPN provides liMited one-on-one support for members as well as recovery support groups such as the Warrior Down Talking Circle and HeART of Recovery

FIND SUPPORT
PEER SUPPORT DIVISION

For Peer Supporters

PEER SUPPORT 101

MPN was the first organization to develop and implement a 40 hour certification training.

PS 101
CONTINUING EDUCATION

Many of our training opportunities qualify as CEUs for CBHPSS ontopics that are important to the peer support workforce.

CEUs
PAID MEMBERSHIPS

Become a paid member and get exclusive benefits such as mentoring and access to the online forum,

MEMBERSHIP
MENTORING

Our staff and expereinced CBHPSS members provide metoring for new CBHPSS.

MENTORING
FAMILIES DIVISION

For Parents & Caregivers

MPN currenlty holds a contract with the Children’s Special Health Services Division of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services to provide family peer support across the state for families of children with special health care needs such as those with developmental, intellectual, physical health, mental health, and substance use challenges.

Our Family Peer Support Task Force is working toward creating a fAmily Peer Support Workforce building on our success in promoting the Behavioral Health Peer Support workforcePur Family Peer Support Task Force is working toward creating a Family Peer Support Workforce building on our success in promoting the Behavioral Health Peer Support workforce

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For Employers & Providers

MPN provides training for employers and providers interested in implementing or expanding their peer support services. We offer most of our training several times each year and we are also available for hire for private trainings.

TRAINING

One-on-one consulting services are available for a fee and can be built around your schedule. We have provided consultation throughout the country

CONSULTING

Become a Business Ally Member and get exclusive benefits for your organziation and your peer supporters including 2 hours of consutlation, access to our mentoring program, and free admittance to our annual Recovery Conference!

MEMBERSHIP

MPN offers recovery based organizations the ability to become Affiliates of MPN. Affiliates are organizations that are dedicated to helping MPN achieve our mission.

AFFILIATES

Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what people say about us:

Everything was well thought out and presented well.The most incredible time of my life. It was life-changing.

Jim was very interactive with the group. It was fun and interesting. Wouldn’t change a thing. Jim is a great trainer.

I really learned some more tools for my job and otwas a pleasure and an honor to be in that training.

Our Team

Jim Hajny

Executive
Director

Mandy Nunes

Assistant
Director

Andi Daniel

Technology Coordinator

Bill Deavel

Peer Support Coordinator

Lea Wetzel

Drop-in Center Coordinator

Nikki Russell

CBHPSS

Beth Ayers

Family Peer Support Lead

Jana Galaras

Family Peer Supporter

Erin Faulkner

Family Peer Supporter