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Mental Health Matters

This Week at Peers, Week of May 2nd, 2022

  • May 1, 2022
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Here’s what we have lined up this week for you here at PEERS. If you have any questions, feel free to... Continue Reading

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What Simone Biles Taught the World about Putting Mental Health First

  • August 11, 2021
  •  •  3 mins read  • 
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Photo courtesy of Danilo Borges/brasil2016.gov.br By Leah Harris Simone Biles, widely considered to be the world’s G.O.A.T (Greatest of All Time)... Continue Reading

Holiday Stressors

  • December 18, 2014
  •  •  1 min read  • 
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In the first episode of its kind, Mental Health Matters goes to the streets! Real folks from the community ask how to deal... Continue Reading

Primary Care and Behavioral Health Integration

  • August 14, 2014
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In this episode of Mental Health Matters, we break down what the integration of physical and behavioral health care means for doctors and patients.... Continue Reading

Compassion Fatigue

  • July 27, 2014
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A caretaker’s job is rarely easy. Whether you’re a counselor, parent, health professional, etc. it can come with a physical and... Continue Reading

Bullying

  • June 28, 2014
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Bullying is a stressor that anyone can deal with at any time, no matter what the age. Host Shannon Eliot interviews... Continue Reading

Peer Specialist Certification

  • June 2, 2014
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Host Shannon Eliot chats with two peer support experts to discuss the concept of peer support and the new certification process... Continue Reading

How to Choose A Therapist

  • April 25, 2014
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So you’ve made the decision that you want to pursue therapy. But where do you start, and how do you find... Continue Reading

Mental Health and Poverty

  • April 1, 2014
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The link between poverty and mental illness is real, although not always acknowledged. Host Shannon Eliot interviews Donita Diamata, Project Coordinator... Continue Reading

Mental Health and Sports

  • March 3, 2014
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Sports can act as a great wellness tool for those with mental health challenges. But intense competition and a pressure to... Continue Reading