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

  • May 26, 2021
  • PEERS

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

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
  • PEERS

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
  • PEERS

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

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
  • PEERS

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
  • kmarquezcortes

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

Equity

  • April 15, 2021
  • kmarquezcortes

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
  • kmarquezcortes

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
  • kmarquezcortes

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