NOTHING ABOUT US, WITHOUT US

PEOPLE IN RECOVERY LEADING THE WAY

The Mission of the POCC is to improve the quality of life for Alameda County residents who have mental health or mental health and substance use issues, in whatever settings they find themselves, and to provide the consumer perspective in Transforming Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services to a recovery vision that is consumer-driven, culturally responsive, and holistic in its services and supports. The POCC provides an empowered and informed voice: of, by, and for consumers in the behavioral health care system, related systems, and in the community.

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Our story, mission and passion
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CONSUMERS

Education and Resources for Consumers
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MEMBERSHIP

New Member Orientation
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Dialectical Behavioral Training Certification Program

A Self-Paced 40-hour Program

"DBT Skills are empirically supported strategies to help a variety of clients... Learn how to apply and teach the effective DBT Skills of Core Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance, and Emotion Regulation in an incredibly thorough and interactive online learning environment." ~ The Linehan Institute

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Peer Support Within The Criminal Justice System Training

Application for Participation

This training is funded by Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services Office of Consumer Empowerment Pool Of Consumer Champions program. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. You are responsible for your own travel. *Attendance for all three days is required. Application Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018

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Articles From Our Newsletter

Selected articles from our newsletter "Making Waves."

Kinsey Seven: Of The Sweetest Vibrations

By Lamar V.Mitchell

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A 50 year sharing of the Civil Rights Movement

As presented by Ernest Hardmon, III

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