Bringing WRAP to Ghana and Nigeria
The Copeland Center is proud to bring its unique peer-run recovery trainings around the world. With trained Wellness Ambassadors and facilitators in France, the Netherlands, Ireland, Scotland, Hong Kong, Japan and more, we now have the opportunity to support Recovery and Wellness in Ghana and Nigeria.Patience Agyare, a mental health nurse Ghana working with Wali Mutazammil, a Copeland Center Board member, a veteran, and master level facilitator have been bringing WRAP to Ghana and Nigeria. The Copeland Center has been proud to provide scholarships to the WRAP Facilitator and Advanced Level Facilitator trainings as well as donating some materials and other costs.
We are asking for your support to continue this work. We all know the impact that wellness and recovery have had on our lives. Please support us, in any way you can, to help people such as Patience, Wali and others in bringing these life-altering trainings to Ghana and Nigeria.
From a WRAP Graduate working in Ghana:
”I would like to use this opportunity to thank Prof. Wali and Patience for this awesome experience of living WRAP. Indeed WRAP is a transformational tool. I am a living example of WRAP.
Now I entreat all to go into the world and tell your story of wellness and recovery.
Now am INTENTIONAL and CONSCIOUS of the fact that wellness and recovery has no LIMITS.”
More about Patience:
Patience Agyare is a Mental Health Nurse with over 10 years of practitioner experience as a clinician, nurse manager, advocate and mentor. She holds a BSc. in Nursing and a Diploma in Mental Health Nursing. Patience was the first Ghanaian Certified WRAP® (Wellness Recovery Action Plan®) Facilitator at the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery, USA.
She has presented at Alternatives Conference, July 2018, Washington, DC and Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation Conference, March 2018, London
Patience has been a resource person for the following:
- Breakfast Show, Agoo TV
- PsychUp Breakfast Meeting on Mental Health
- Teen Talk Radio XYZ
- A facilitator for Mental Health Nurses Biannual Delegates Congress in Accra Ghana
- A facilitator for Knowledge sharing workshop Mental Health Recovery as a Process, Accra Psychiatric Hospital
Currently, Patience is a public speaker and advocate on mental health wellness and recovery with schools, church groups, organizations and corporations. She also generously devotes her time and energy as the Volunteer Team Lead for the Mental Health and Well-being Foundation (MHWBF) Ghana.
A Member of the Board of Directors for the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery, Professional Certified Coach, Certified Peer Specialist, Advanced Level WRAP® Facilitator, Amazon.com #1 Best Seller Co-Author of the book, "The Art and Science of Success", and a Harry S Truman Scholar 1982. Wali has thirty years of experience in transforming people. Currently, Wali serves as the President of the Behavioral and Mental Wellness Coaching, Inc. (BMWC). He is a US Marine Veteran, Vietnam Era.
Wali says, that he "gets to facilitate a process for sustained wellness and recovery, passion, and purpose for individuals and organizations."