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Oakland’s MACRO Program Pilots Non-Police Mental Health Crisis Response

  • April 5, 2021

The new program aims to improve the treatment of individuals going through mental health crises in Oakland By Leah Harris On... Continue Reading


  • April 2, 2021
  • kmarquezcortes

written by Kenneth Kozi Arrington I am. You are. We are all extraordinary. Yes, we are. There is nothing common, regular,... Continue Reading

Why consumer-run agencies play an important part in the behavioral healthcare system?

  • March 31, 2021
  • kmarquezcortes

written by ACNMHC-BestNow!’s Peer Support Specialist student and PEERS Intern Anna Lubarov, PSS, ITE Consumer-run agencies play a very important role... Continue Reading

The Power of Thought & Language

  • March 26, 2021
  • kmarquezcortes

By Kenneth Kozi Arrington I am sharing with you an experience I had recently.  This story is about what happened when... Continue Reading

Women’s History Month: Five Women Changemakers in Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

  • March 24, 2021

By Leah Harris In honor of Women’s History Month in March, we highlight five innovative women advocating powerfully in mental health... Continue Reading

Statement of Solidarity with the Asian Community

  • March 17, 2021

For over a year, Americans have been coping with a health emergency of unprecedented impact. This upheaval has added to the... Continue Reading

Affirmation for the Weekend: Be Grateful

  • January 7, 2021

This Week’s Affirmation was contributed by PEERS Outreach Coordinator, Kozi Arrington. Thanks Kozi! Continue Reading

"new year resolutions" written on a piece of paper

PEERS Perspectives: Rethinking New Year’s Resolutions

  • January 5, 2021

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash By Leah Harris One of the most painful, chaotic years any of us can remember... Continue Reading

Wellness Tool- My Balance Plan

  • December 23, 2020

For even more support, visit PEERS’ WRAP® Program webpage, download the WRAP® app, and find out more about WRAP® online. written... Continue Reading

Affirmation for the Weekend: Today

  • December 10, 2020

This week’s Affirmation was contributed by Joshua Walters. Thanks Joshua. Continue Reading