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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 Heather 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

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July is Bebe Moore Campbell Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

  • July 5, 2021

Also known as BIPOC Mental Health Month, this month carries on the famed author’s legacy By Leah Harris Bebe Moore Campbell... Continue Reading

Get Ready for Summer with These Playlists

  • June 30, 2021

With the days getting longer, it’s time to keep those feel-good jams going longer as well By Kimberly Marquez-Cortes As we... Continue Reading

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Home is Where the Heart Is

  • June 29, 2021

An ode and a guide to the beauty of making your living space your own By Heather Riemer Our home is... Continue Reading

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Music is Medicine for Wellness and Joy

  • June 22, 2021

Our Senior Program Manager Bre shares how she uses music to uplift her mood within her wellness practice By Bre Williams... Continue Reading

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Celebrate Queer Mental Wellness with these Resources in the Bay Area

  • June 15, 2021

A guide to celebrations and resources centering mental wellness in the LGBTQ community in the Bay By Leah Harris Happy Pride... Continue Reading

Money and Mental Health: The Big M’s of Life

  • June 9, 2021

Managing money wisely can be helpful in managing overall mental health By Heather Riemer I will start this post off with... Continue Reading

Working with Others Kept Me Strong

  • June 8, 2021

For program coordinator Heather Riemer, PEERS offered a way to stay grounded By Heather Riemer My name is Heather Haunani. I... Continue Reading