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Stories of Recovery

Lorenzo Quan

  • November 19, 2014
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Lorenzo Quan has overcome a variety of life challenges — adoption, assimilation to a new culture, a suicide attempt, and homelessness.... Continue Reading

“My Scars” Domestic Violence & Recovery Panel Discussion

  • October 30, 2014
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Members of our speakers bureau, Lift Every Voice and Speak (LEVS) never cease to amaze and inspire me. They recently brought... Continue Reading

Sharon Kuehn

  • June 24, 2014
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Mental health advocate Sharon Kuehn discusses her process of overcoming bipolar disorder and abuse that came with treatment. She also highlights... Continue Reading

Jessica Hendricks

  • June 19, 2014
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Jessica Hendricks, a young adult who has overcome trauma and abuse,discusses both the positives and challenges of living with Dissociative Identity Disorder.... Continue Reading

Linford Gayle

  • May 22, 2013
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Linford Gayle is the Director of the Office of Consumer and Family Affairs for San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery... Continue Reading

Brian Wetzel

  • April 29, 2013
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Brian Wetzel is a public speaker and comedian who has struggled with depression since the age of 20. Learn how Brian... Continue Reading

Peggy Rahman

  • March 29, 2013
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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a family member of someone with severe mental health challenges? Peggy Rahman,... Continue Reading

Roberto Roman

  • February 27, 2013
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Roberto Roman is a mental health community support worker with Contra Costa Behavioral Health Care Services. After experiencing traumatic losses early... Continue Reading

Sally Zinman

  • January 3, 2013
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Learn about the story of Sally Zinman, a pioneer in the consumer movement who has been doing advocacy work for more... Continue Reading

Minister Monique Tarver

  • November 30, 2012
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Minister Monique Tarver shares how she first discovered she had mental health issues and the roles her faith and family played... Continue Reading