Thank you for joining us in Portland for Alternatives 2012!

Peerlink National Technical Assistance Center announces the 26th annual Alternatives Conference, the oldest national mental health conference organized by and for mental health consumers/survivors, to be held:

October 10-14, 2012
Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 Southwest Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon 97201


The theme of Alternatives 2012 is "Honoring Our History, Building Our Future."  The theme reflects honoring the efforts and achievements of the past while embracing and supporting the growth of new programs and services. 


Each Alternatives conference offers in-depth technical assistance on peer-delivered services and self-help/recovery methods.


Peerlink is proud to host this year's Alternative Conference in our home city of Portland, Oregon. Portland is known for it's breathtaking scenery, friendly people, great food and transportation.


Peerlink National Technical Assistance Center is a consumer-run national technical assistance center funded by the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which is also helping to sponsor the conference.