PEERPOCALYPSE is a conference of leaders, emerging leaders, innovators, and peers who want to become more involved in the peer community. Adopting the philosophy that peers bring with them a great deal of knowledge and expertise, the event is about bringing the community together to share information, skills, and experience.


Peerpocalypse is collaborating with Alternatives!

The organizers of the Alternatives Conference have decided not to hold an independent conference this year. Instead, the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), which organized the 2018 and 2019 Alternatives conferences, is collaborating with the Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon (MHAAO) to host key elements of Alternatives in MHAAO’s Peerpocalypse conference, April 20-23, 2020, in Seaside, Oregon.

Pre-Conference Events

Scholarship Opportunity!

The OCA  is excited to share an opportunity for peers and people with lived experience who have served in the military to apply for a Peerpocalypse scholarship. If awarded, the scholarship covers the conference registration fee, lodging, a reimbursement for mileage, and meals not provided at the conference.


Anyone who has served is eligible to apply, regardless of discharge status or length of service. Family members of service members are also eligible to apply, although service members will have priority for this funding.


Applications are due by February 21st, and should be sent directly to Emily Watson, Veterans Behavioral Health Liaison. She can be reached at or (503) 510-9660

*Please note this scholarship is not through MHAAO. To see additional scholarship opportunities through MHAAO, please visit the SCHOLARSHIP tab. 


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