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Program Name: Social Inclusion Campaign - Stigma Stops WIth Me
Agency Name: Peers Envisioning & Engaging in Recovery Services (PEERS)
Year the Program was Started: 1999
Address: 333 Hegenberger Rd Suite 250
Oakland, CA 94621
Telephone #: 510-832-7337
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Community Education, Peer Support, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 10-20
Paid Part-Time: 20+
Volunteers: 20+
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Majority
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Support the spiritual lives of individuals and families who identify faith/spirituality as a resource and tool in wellness and recovery, eliminate stigma, replace misinfomation about mental health and the individuals and families living with mental health issues.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: All trainings and facilitated community dialougues are rated on a likert scale pre and post evaluation.
Program Mission Statement: PEERS is a consumer-run organization that promotes wellness for people with mental health difficulties and their families through community outreach, empowerment, education, advocacy for social inclusion, and elimination of stigma and discrimination.

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