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Mental Health and the Workplace

  • October 22, 2013

The Mental Health Matters team recently had a chance to attend the 2013 Work & Well-Being Conference in San Francisco, presented by the... Continue Reading

Virtual Reality as Therapy

  • October 8, 2013

It’s not uncommon for veterans to struggle with mental health challenges. It is unfortunately all too common, however, for those who... Continue Reading

When Therapists Disclose

  • August 13, 2013

With one in five Californians struggling with a mental health issue, it’s likely that therapists and providers have similar challenges as... Continue Reading

Couples and Mental Health

  • June 19, 2013

Have you ever been in love with someone with a mental health issue? Have you ever been the loved one with... Continue Reading

Linford Gayle

  • May 22, 2013

Linford Gayle is the Director of the Office of Consumer and Family Affairs for San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery... Continue Reading

Music in Recovery

  • May 20, 2013

Music is perhaps one of the most underutilized tools in mental health recovery. Host Shannon Eliot chats with Michael Kessler, a... Continue Reading

Brian Wetzel

  • April 29, 2013

Brian Wetzel is a public speaker and comedian who has struggled with depression since the age of 20. Learn how Brian... Continue Reading

Coming Off Medications

  • April 27, 2013

Will Hall is a nationally recognized mental health advocate, counselor, and speaker. He is also the author of the Harm Reduction... Continue Reading

Peggy Rahman

  • March 29, 2013

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a family member of someone with severe mental health challenges? Peggy Rahman,... Continue Reading

The Exploratorium and the Changing Face of What Is Normal


How do you define a mental health issue? What does it mean to be normal in today’s society, and what are... Continue Reading