Michelle Black has learned to live a full and meaningful life even with a Bipolar diagnosis. Now she is giving back ...
She maintains Peer Roles such as: Peer Navigator for the Wellness Network, Co-chair of Human Resources Working Group for the Recovery College, Peer Facilitator for Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) and Working on Wellness (WOW), and Facilitator of Mental Wellness Recovery Group (MWRG).
Michelle has a love for being a guitar and mandolin instructor and has sometimes used her talents when facilitating.
She has over 10 years of being a Bipolar Advocate by presenting her wellness journey of recovery. By learning and growing from lived experiences with Bipolar, she has developed a strong sense of resiliency.
She follows her personalized WRAP for finding balance for wellness and recovery and utilizes strategies from the MWRG. She is empathetic, skilled at peer exchange for listening, creative, energetic, positive, intuitive, and organized.
She has a passion for empowering other peers to advocate for themselves, and supports them with recognizing their own strengths, which in turn ignites that spark of hope that recovery is possible.
Michelle is open to personalizing presentations for groups, hosting workshops, and is available for speaking engagements - please contact Michelle Black at firstname.lastname@example.org.