Stories of Recovery

Stories of Recovery is a short video series that highlights people's stories of struggle, hope, and recovery. 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 positive difference in the community.

 

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7
Jun
2017

Interview with Chinese American Action Team Member Jean Lee

Yesterday, PEERS conducted an interview with Chinese American Action Team member Jean Lee about reducing mental health stigma for Asian Americans, the importance of flowers and pets for wellbeing, and, of course, her short stories!

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23
May
2017

Interview with Consumer Movement Organizer Jay Mahler

PEERS' BestNow! Intern recently interviewed Consumer Movement organizer Jay Mahler about his life, activism, and the history of the movement. Check out this amazing interview!

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19
Nov
2014

Lorenzo Quan

Lorenzo Quan, a member of the Chinese American Action Team and Peer Co-leader for our Overcoming Internalized Stigma Groups, has overcome adoption, assimilation to a new culture, a suicide attempt, and homelessness.

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22
May
2013

Linford Gayle

Linford Gayle is a leader in the mental health field, but before he got there, he struggled with a suicide attempt, bullying, and a co-occurring diagnosis of bipolar and substance abuse.

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29
Apr
2013

Brian Wetzel

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