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Zakiya Saves Suicidal Man on Freeway

  • September 27, 2017
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Earlier this summer, PEERS Program Assistant Zakiya Johnson saved a suicidal man on a East Bay freeway. That man was Jose.... Continue Reading

New Suicide Prevention Documentary, The S Word: Interview with Bay Area Advocate Kelechi Ubozoh

  • September 8, 2017
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Visit the Everyone Counts Campaign website for more information about stigma reduction in Alameda County. This month is Suicide Prevention Awareness... Continue Reading

Tobacco Freedom Meeting

  • August 21, 2017
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Last Friday, our Tobacco Freedom group met to discuss healthy (non-smoking) ways of dealing with stress. Tobacco Freedom is support group... Continue Reading

‘Collateral Beauty’: Humanizing Grief & Recovery

  • January 27, 2017

The Film In the aftermath of social tensions and collective mourning that stemmed from last week’s U.S. Inaugural event, I think... Continue Reading

“My Scars” Domestic Violence & Recovery Panel Discussion

  • October 30, 2014

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