Stories of Recovery was a short video series that highlighted people’s stories of struggle, hope, and recovery. This series ran from November 2012 through November 2014.

Hear from a diverse array of guests on how they have or are working to overcome mental health challenges to pursue their dreams and make a postitive difference in the community.

 

Lorenzo Quan

Lorenzo Quan has overcome a variety of life challenges -- adoption, assimilation to a new culture, a suicide attempt, and ...
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“My Scars” Domestic Violence & Recovery Panel Discussion

Members of our speakers bureau, Lift Every Voice and Speak (LEVS) never cease to amaze and inspire me. They recently ...
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Sharon Kuehn

Mental health advocate Sharon Kuehn discusses her process of overcoming bipolar disorder and abuse that came with treatment. She also ...
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Jessica Hendricks

Jessica Hendricks, a young adult who has overcome trauma and abuse,discusses both the positives and challenges of living with Dissociative Identity ...
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Linford Gayle

Linford Gayle is the Director of the Office of Consumer and Family Affairs for San Mateo County Behavioral Health and ...
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Brian Wetzel

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

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a family member of someone with severe mental health challenges? Peggy ...
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Roberto Roman

Roberto Roman is a mental health community support worker with Contra Costa Behavioral Health Care Services. After experiencing traumatic losses ...
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Sally Zinman

Learn about the story of Sally Zinman, a pioneer in the consumer movement who has been doing advocacy work for ...
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Minister Monique Tarver

Minister Monique Tarver shares how she first discovered she had mental health issues and the roles her faith and family ...
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Jay Mahler

In the series debut, longtime advocate Jay Mahler shares his decades-long relationship with the mental health system. Hear about his ...
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