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How You Can Help Support the Mental Well-Being of Afghan-Americans and New Arrivals

  • September 8, 2021

Photo by Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona on Unsplash By Leah Harris The world is watching in horror as the crisis in Afghanistan... Continue Reading

TAY Groups Return to PEERS for Fall 2021

  • August 25, 2021

Get to know our new TAY Program Coordinator and her plans for our TAY programming Nia Thompson joins PEERS with a... Continue Reading

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What Simone Biles Taught the World about Putting Mental Health First

  • August 11, 2021

Photo courtesy of Danilo Borges/ By Leah Harris Simone Biles, widely considered to be the world’s G.O.A.T (Greatest of All Time)... Continue Reading

PEERS’ Welcomes Trudie Giordano as Executive Director of PEERS

  • August 6, 2021
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By Joshua Paulos Dear PEERS community: On behalf of the Board of Directors (BOD) of Peers Envisioning and Engaging in  Recovery... Continue Reading

Focus on Connection: New Season of WRAP Groups at PEERS


Image by Bob Dmyt from Pixabay By Vilma Sakalauskaite PEERS will start new cycles of WRAP groups on the week of... Continue Reading

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Eating for Energy, Moving for the Mind

  • August 5, 2021

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash Our Senior Programs Manager shares how she found a balanced lifestyle that works for her... Continue Reading

Singer T-Pain fades into obscurity

On T-Pain and Masculinity

  • July 28, 2021

The singer’s attempts to share his mental health story reflect the progress we still need to make when it comes to... Continue Reading

The History of the Peer Support Movement

  • July 23, 2021

An explanation of what it means to be a peer from a PEERS coordinator By Heater Riemer What is a peer... Continue Reading

A Primer on our PEERS’ Support Groups and Programs


Get to know our programs before they start back up By Alejandro Ramos As the month of July winds down, so... Continue Reading

Sharing My Story to Help Others Share Theirs

  • July 9, 2021

Our Communications Coordinator on the ways storytelling helps him By Alejandro Ramos My name is Alejandro and I’m the Communications Coordinator... Continue Reading