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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。
Did you know: Seasonal allergies are linked with variety of mental health outcomes. Learn about ways to stifle your sneezes here!
Our new Tobacco Freedom support group is in its second week! Click to see pictures of this new and essential service.
On May 4th, 2017 PEERS will be participating in an online fundraiser called EAST BAY GIVES. Please consider supporting our Special Messages program!
PEERS is the New Parkway Theater's Karma Cinema Partner for May. This means that 20% of Wednesday ticket sales are donated to PEERS for the entire month. Look for this video before each movie screening in May!
This week, PEERS' Latino/a/x American Action Team met to discuss community engagement, decide on a new logo, and create an arts activity for the upcoming Alameda County 10x10 Wellness Campaign event in May!
In this entry of Stickler Against Stigma, PEERS Program Coordinator Lyndsey Ellis investigates the intersection between wellness and female gender roles.
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!