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Ever wondered how lava lamps are made? Reflections and Expressions participants made their own lamps 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.
Do Re Mi! This month in Kozi's Korner, Kozi discusses singing as a method for gaining and sustaining emotional wellness.
In the newest Stickler Against Stigma entry, Lyndsey Ellis talks about the importance of mindful nutrition in combating self stigma.
Feeling groggy from last weekend’s shift to Daylight Savings Time? You’re not alone. Recent studies indicate that the fall and spring time changes are associated with a profusion of wellness and mental health concerns.
Are you tired of smoking? Do you want to learn about healthy living? Starting Thursday, April 6th, PEERS will be hosting a new Tobacco Freedom support group!
This week, PEERS is hosting a five-day intensive Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) facilitator training. Click here for photos!
Jean Lee, a member of PEERS' Chinese American Action Team, shares a short story about mental health and caring for family. Chinese language version available as well. 提供中文版本。
"But just what exactly is stigma?" The latest edition of Kozi's Korner discusses possible answers to exactly this question!
DID YOU KNOW? People with mental health experiences as twice as likely to smoke as the general population.
PEERSTV presents: a celebration of Black History Month!
February is Black History Month and a time for honoring individuals who are descendants of the African diaspora.
Recently, LEVS created handprint art as part of their public speaking activities. Click here to see more images!
Job opening announcement: PEERS seeks a new Reception Area Program Assistant! Click here to view opportunities page.
In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, PEERS Program Assistant Vilma Sakalauskaite recently gave a presentation on self-love. Here are five easy strategies from PEERS staff for cultivating self-love and wellbeing.
Jean Lee, a member of PEERS' Chinese American Action Team, shares a short story about mental health and support. Chinese language version available as well. 提供中文版本。
In the latest entry of "Kozi's Korner," Program Outreach Coordinator Kenneth Kozi Arrington shares his thoughts on baking and well-being.
In honor of Black History Month, "Stickler Against Stigma" columnist Lyndsey Ellis shares her picks for empowering books about mental health experiences by African American women.
Last month, Oakland erupted with one of the largest public protests in recent memory. Tens of thousands took to the streets in solidarity with women’s rights and equality. Three PEERS staff members participated in the Women’s March.
What is the formula for wellness? Check out PEERS' new promo video for the East Bay Gives 2017 online event.
In the latest entry of Stickler Against Stigma, Lyndsey Ellis reviews the movie "Collateral Beauty" through the lens of recovery.
Jean Lee, a member of PEERS' Chinese American Action Team, shares a short story about how pets can help with wellness. Chinese language version available as well. 提供中文版本。
In his new blog series, Kozi's Korner, Programs Outreach Coordinator Kozi Arrington shares his thoughts about wellness and maintaining mental health.
Does faith promote mental wellness? For the South Bay Community Church and other mental health-friendly congregations, the answer is yes.
Many of us at PEERS keep personal objects nearby that instill a sense of positivity and wellness in our day-to-day lives.