Self-determination is essential for recovery to occur. We need to be in control of our own lives and have voluntary choices and options in our community. We define our own life goals and design a unique path toward those goals.
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More than 450 people across the globe gathered to exchange views on WRAP and meet leaders in the mental health field at the WRAP Around the World Conference in Oakland from January 27-29, 2013.
This week has been exceptionally scorching here in the Bay Area. Did you know, hot weather can impact wellbeing and mental health?
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!
In this entry of Stickler Against Stigma, PEERS Program Coordinator Lyndsey Ellis expresses the power of self compassion.