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Do you like painting t-shirts? Yesterday, PEERS' Gilbert Pizano and Lyndsey Ellis conducted a wellness t-shirt making activity at Bay Area Community Services (BACS) Inc. in Pleasanton.
Today PEERS' Associate Director Lynn Rivas spoke at the POCC "50-Year History of the Mental Health Consumer Movement" event in Oakland.
What do you do to relax? Summer vacations are important for your wellness and mental health. Check out what PEERS staff have been up to this summer!
On the last Friday of each month, PEERS will now be screening wellness and recovery themed movies. Check out a video for this new series here!
Starting Friday, July 28th at 3:30pm, PEERS will be showing mental health and recovery themed movies. This series takes place on the final Friday of each month.
Jean Lee, a member of PEERS' Chinese American Action Team, shares a short story about a traumatic experience she had. Chinese language version available as well. 提供中文版本。
Today PEERS' Latino/a/x Action Team met to edit their upcoming outreach flyer, discuss the meaning of the word "stigma" in Spanish, and celebrate the birthday of one of the team-members.
In this entry of Stickler Against Stigma, PEERS Program Coordinator Lyndsey Ellis address minority mental health awareness.
Today at the POCC 6th Annual Conference, PEERS' Transition Age Youth leadership mentees delivered a wellness workshop entitled: "Trying It All Together: How Love, What We Eat, and What We Do Affects Our Wellness."
Today at the 6th Annual POCC Conference, PEERS Programs Manager Bre Williams presented a "Tree of Life" workshop in conjunction with the POCC African American Empowerment Committee.
Yesterday at the POCC's 6th Annual Awards and Conference Program at the Oakland Hilton, two PEERS staff members won awards.
In the latest edition of Kozi's Korner, Programs Outreach Coordinator Kozi Arrington explains about the connection between wellness, being yourself, and Pride.
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?