The Storytellers Series
Conversations on Addiction, Depression & Bipolar Disorder
Author, Professor, Director of
Central California’s Children’s Institute
Author of Black Indian, a memoir, begins the saga of migration stories of Free People of Color communities exploring identity, ethnicity, landscape and loss.
Artist, Writer, Mother
Author of He Came in With It, a memoir chronicling her journey with her son with schizophrenia, who is also an artist.
Dr. Cassandra Joubert
Author of Losing Control:
Loving a Black Child with
Using her personal story to assist in alleviating the stigmas of mental illness disorders within the African-American Community, she tells of signs and symptoms to educate parents and others about Bipolar Disorders.
Dr. Alex Korb
Neuroscientist, Author and Coach
Author of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time. Dr. Korb uses his research and demystifies the intricate brain processes that cause depression and offers a practical and effective approach to getting better.
February 24, 2022
MHA presents a free virtual four-part speaker series about serious mental illness; what it is, how it is treated, what its’ effect is on families and what could or should be different. Host Angie Coiro, one of the Bay Area's most engaged and skillful interviewers will lead these educational LIVE interviews, where your questions are encouraged and answered.
SPONSORED IN PART BY
Marilyn David-Krasner, MSW
Ginny Stewart, LCSW
A continuation of the Navigating The Mental Health System Series
"I appreciate Spring Street Shelter for helping me to reintegrate into normal society. I am confident that today is better than yesterday, and tomorrow will be better than today."
— Jereme, MHA Client
WHAT CLIENTS SAY
Empowering People To Create Their Best Life
The Mental Health Association of San Mateo County (MHA), a nonprofit organization, enriches quality of life, restores dignity, and reduces homelessness, particularly for those affected by mental illness and HIV/AIDS. MHA strengthens hope by providing shelter, support and opportunities for socialization.
Days of Shelter
Friendship Center Days
Case Mgmt. Support Hours
WHAT CLIENTS SAY
"Tiffany and Amanda helped me move in here. When they left I lay on my back on the bed and just cried. It had been so long since I had a home."
— Wendy, Belmont Apartment Client
after being selected for permanent housing