Our September Suicide Prevention Month “Lunch and Learn” sessions were a big success and we want to acknowledge our staff, volunteers, community partners, donors, and sponsors for making this new addition to our programming possible.
March 1st is Self-Injury Awareness day. By learning and talking openly about self-harm, we can decrease the judgement that surrounds the topic and understand how to better support the people we care about. Our counselors are here 24/7 to support you and your loved ones at 1-800-309-2131. #selfinjuryawarenessday... See MoreSee Less
Recovery doesn't happen over night, sometimes the bravest thing you can do is to just keep going and take it day by day."Sometimes the strength within you is not a big fiery flame for all to see, it is just a tiny spark that whispers softly 'You got this, keep going.'" - Unknown[If you're in Alameda County and you or someone you know needs support, we are here 24/7 at 1-800-309-2131, it's free and confidential. Youth can also text the word "safe" to 20121 between 4pm-11pm daily. Standard message rates apply. Outside of Alameda County can call 1-800-273-8255.][Image description: in the background there is the image of a gradient sky that goes from dark blue at the top, then dark green, then orange at the horizon. Below the sky is the dark silhouette of mountains. Overlaid on top in white text is the quote above] ... See MoreSee Less
For those of us who continue to work from home, efforts to maintain a work/life balance are ongoing. It is important to create boundaries to prevent our mental health from deteriorating and this article offers 5 helpful tips you can follow to improve your well being and work life balance. ... See MoreSee Less
Taking time to appreciate small moments that bring us joy or gratitude can be a great way to practice self care and can have a positive impact on mental health. Check out this video to learn a few things that are bringing folks happiness; we hope it brings joy and inspires you to take a moment to think about a little thing that can bring you happiness this weekend. #FeelGoodFriday... See MoreSee Less
Having access to culturally appropriate care can make all the difference in making folks feel comfortable with reaching out and ensuring they get the support they need. Black Mental Wellness is an organization doing just that through it's dedication to providing mental health resources from a Black perspective and decreasing mental health stigma in the Black community. Check out this article to hear from the four women who founded the company and check out their website to learn more about the organization: www.blackmentalwellness.com/... See MoreSee Less