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Upcoming Event: A Night of Wellness and Healing for the Black Community

  • May 26, 2021

PEERS is presenting a night of Black Healing and Wellness Summit on June 3rd at 6 pm.  We will have our Black... Continue Reading

This Pride Month, let’s embrace love and acceptance


PEERS staff Kozi Arrington shares his vision of pride and love By Kozi Arrington Pride is defined as a becoming or... Continue Reading

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Bringing the voices of the peer movement to the policy process

  • May 24, 2021

Learn a little about Sarah, our Evaluation and Policy Specialist, and why she joined PEERS By Sarah Marxer My title at... Continue Reading

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

  • May 19, 2021

By Heather Riemer Mental Health America started Mental Health Awareness Month in 1949. This was to bring awareness to the fact... Continue Reading

Finding healing through peer support groups

  • May 17, 2021

PEERS staff member Kivi shares their story of recovery and how it led them to join PEERS and further the organization’s... Continue Reading

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How to Be an Ally to AANHPI Communities

  • May 11, 2021

By Leah Harris This month, we spotlight the intersection of Asian-American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month and Mental... Continue Reading

A Little About: Kimberly

  • April 22, 2021
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Written By: Kimberly Marquez-Cortes My name is Kimberly and I have the pleasure of being the Programs Manager for PEERS. Here... Continue Reading


  • April 15, 2021
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Written By Vilma Salauskaite I haven’t heard much of that term “equity” being used lately. Here’s a little something I found on... Continue Reading

A Little About: Kozi

  • April 13, 2021
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Written By Kenneth Kozi Arrington I am a mild mannered yet outgoing Educator, Advocate, Activist and PeerSpecialist from San Francisco. For... Continue Reading

A Place to Come and Discover: the Special Messages group.

  • April 7, 2021
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written by Heather Riemer I have had strange and unusual experiences for a long time and I have a little bit... Continue Reading