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27
Apr
2017

Electric Shock -- A Mental Health Short Story

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。


Article
24
Apr
2017

Got Allergies? Hay Fever and Mental Health

Did you know: Seasonal allergies are linked with variety of mental health outcomes. Learn about ways to stifle your sneezes here!


Article
20
Apr
2017

Tobacco Freedom -- Week 2 Update!

Our new Tobacco Freedom support group is in its second week! Click to see pictures of this new and essential service.


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18
Apr
2017

East Bay Gives on May 4th -- Donate to Special Messages!

On May 4th, 2017 PEERS will be participating in an online fundraiser called EAST BAY GIVES. Please consider supporting our Special Messages program!


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14
Apr
2017

What Does Support Do for You? -- New Parkway Theater Promo

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!


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7
Apr
2017

Latino/a/x Action Team Meeting

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!


Article
5
Apr
2017

Women’s History Month – A Testament to Unity & Wellness

In this entry of Stickler Against Stigma, PEERS Program Coordinator Lyndsey Ellis investigates the intersection between wellness and female gender roles.


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23
Mar
2017

Lava Lamp Extravaganza from Reflections and Expressions

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.


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21
Mar
2017

Kozi's Korner: I Sing For Wellness

Do Re Mi! This month in Kozi's Korner, Kozi discusses singing as a method for gaining and sustaining emotional wellness.


Article
14
Mar
2017

“Food & Mood” - A Salute to Wellness & National Nutrition Month

In the newest Stickler Against Stigma entry, Lyndsey Ellis talks about the importance of mindful nutrition in combating self stigma.


Article
13
Mar
2017

Feeling Groggy from Daylight Saving? 5 Mental Health Strategies for Surviving the Time Change

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.


Article
9
Mar
2017

Announcement: Tobacco Freedom - A New Support Group at PEERS

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!

Article
7
Mar
2017

5-Day WRAP Facilitator Training!

This week, PEERS is hosting a five-day intensive Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) facilitator training. Click here for photos!


Article
6
Mar
2017

Help Me Please

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。


Article
3
Mar
2017

Kozi's Korner: Stamp Out Stigma

"But just what exactly is stigma?" The latest edition of Kozi's Korner discusses possible answers to exactly this question!


Article
1
Mar
2017

PEERS Tobacco Harm Reduction Presentations

DID YOU KNOW? People with mental health experiences as twice as likely to smoke as the general population.

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28
Feb
2017

PEERS Honors Black History Month!

PEERSTV presents: a celebration of Black History Month!


Article
27
Feb
2017

PEERS Celebrates the Role of Mental Health in Black History

February is Black History Month and a time for honoring individuals who are descendants of the African diaspora.


Article
22
Feb
2017

Handprints from the Heart!

Handprintz

Recently, LEVS created handprint art as part of their public speaking activities. Click here to see more images!


Article
14
Feb
2017

Vilma's Valentine: 5 Easy Ways to Practice Self-Love

Self Love

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.


Article
14
Feb
2017

Water and Blood

Water Blood

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。


Article
9
Feb
2017

Kozi's Korner: Baking Is a Wellness Tool That Works For Me!

Sweet potato pie

In the latest entry of "Kozi's Korner," Program Outreach Coordinator Kenneth Kozi Arrington shares his thoughts on baking and well-being.


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7
Feb
2017

8 Reads by Black Women that Broaden the Discussion about Mental Health

Woman Reading

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.