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Last week, PEERS' Transition Age Youth (TAY) program presented to the Alameda County TAY System of Care Providers about their program highlights and accomplishments during the past fiscal year.
Please join us in congratulating our LEVS participants and staff for another highly successful year!
In the latest edition of Kozi's Korner, Programs Outreach Coordinator Kozi Arrington discusses the importance of Juneteenth as a day of reflection, celebration, and commemoration.
This week has been exceptionally scorching here in the Bay Area. Did you know, hot weather can impact wellbeing and mental health?
TAY Leadership Mentee DeAnna Atkins and Program Coordinator Ashlee Jemmott discuss the positive impact of PEERS' Transition Age Youth Program.
Job opening announcement: PEERS seeks a new Senior Programs Manager! Click here to view opportunities page.
Yesterday, PEERS conducted an interview with Chinese American Action Team member Jean Lee about reducing mental health stigma for Asian Americans, the importance of flowers and pets for wellbeing, and, of course, her short stories!
Jean Lee, a member of PEERS' Chinese American Action Team, shares a short story about flowers and overcoming depression. Chinese language version available as well. 提供中文版本。
In this entry of Stickler Against Stigma, PEERS Program Coordinator Lyndsey Ellis expresses the power of self compassion.
Reflections and Expressions participants made their own kites yesterday! Reflections and Expressions is PEERS' art therapy support group that meets on the last Wednesday of each month from 3:00 to 4:30 PM.
What’s the verdict on the Spinners? Do they boost mental health? Or are they just another marketing ploy?
PEERS' BestNow! Intern recently interviewed Consumer Movement organizer Jay Mahler about his life, activism, and the history of the movement. Check out this amazing interview!
Last Friday, PEERS participated in Alameda County's 10x10 We Move for Health wellness event. Click here for photos!
May is Mental Health Awareness Month – a time for increased civic engagement and advocacy for those with mental health experiences. Yet, Mental Health Awareness Month also offers the opportunity for personal reflection and modification.
Today, PEERS gave a Tobacco Harm Reduction presentation at the East Bay Community Recovery Project in Oakland.
PEERS' Latino/a/x Action Team met last week to work on story telling skills, develop materials for an anti-stigma curriculum, and plan for the upcoming 10x10 We Move for Health Event on May 19th.
Peers Envisioning and Engaging in Recovery Services is excited to announce that Vanetta Johnson has been selected as the new Executive Director.
On Wednesday May 3rd, PEERS' Latino/a/x Action Team met to develop and refine outreach efforts, share stories of recovery, and plan for the upcoming 10x10 We Move for Health event on May 19th.
PEERS is the New Parkway Theater's Karma Cinema partner for May. This means that 20% of Wednesday ticket sales are donated to help fund PEERS support groups and activities.
As part of our awareness raising campaign this month, PEERS is promoting the Everyone Counts Campaign’s “Personal Pledge” to end the stigma surrounding mental health experiences.
Jean Lee, a member of PEERS' Chinese American Action Team, shares a short story about loss and mental health. Chinese language version available as well. 提供中文版本。