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Peer Respite Centers

  • July 29, 2012
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Peer respite centers are community-based alternative models of mental health residential care. They foster wellness, are holistic in scope, and are... Continue Reading

Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)

  • July 18, 2012
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Wellness Recovery Action Planning, or WRAP, is an evidence-based system that is used worldwide by people who are dealing with mental... Continue Reading

Meet Comedian Joshua Walters

  • July 11, 2012
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Joshua Walters, a comedian living with bipolar disorder, chats with host Shannon Eliot about art, theatre, mental health empowerment, and his... Continue Reading

Mask Healing

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The creative use of a mask-making workshop to help people living with mental health difficulties to have transformative experiences and change... Continue Reading

Spirituality and Wellness

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Join host Shannon Eliot as she chats with PEERS Spirituality Liaison Minister Monique Tarver and BOSS Executive Director boona cheema as... Continue Reading

The Making of “Shine”

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Join host Shannon Eliot as she interviews Dan Reilly, Director of Shine, a documentary that highlights the inspirational and personal stories of three... Continue Reading

Rap Therapy

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Beats, Rhymes, and Life, or BRL, is an Oakland-based community organization that aims to promote mental health and wellness among youth... Continue Reading

Bridge Over Troubled Waters

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Host Barbara Meyers chats with guests Gigi Crowder and Pastor Horacio Jones about a specialized training in Alameda County aimed at... Continue Reading

Children and Psychiatric Medication

  • May 30, 2012
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Much controversy exists around the increasing numbers of psychiatric prescriptions for children. When is it appropriate — and not appropriate —... Continue Reading

Crisis Intervention Training

  • May 20, 2012
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Crisis Intervention Training, or CIT, is a program that trains police officers on how to better understand and interact with people... Continue Reading