18 episodes

The Resilient and Real podcast, presented by the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health, provides mental health and substance use disorder resources including field expert interviews and department news that promotes prevention, intervention, recovery and resiliency for individuals, families and communities.

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The Resilient and Real podcast, presented by the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health, provides mental health and substance use disorder resources including field expert interviews and department news that promotes prevention, intervention, recovery and resiliency for individuals, families and communities.

    Mental Health & The Holidays

    Mental Health & The Holidays

    Is seasonal depression real? Assistant Medical Director Dr. Christopher Schreur joins the podcast to answer that question, as well as provide helpful information about managing stress during the holidays. Plus, a DBH employee shares her self-care story! 

    • 18 min
    Celebrating Native American Heritage

    Celebrating Native American Heritage

    It's Native American Heritage Month! Maribel Gutierrez, DBH Equity/Cultural Competency Officer, and Marcelina Shackleford, Native American Awareness Subcommittee Chair, join the podcast to talk about recognizing and acknowledging the important contributions of Native people.  Plus, hear a poem about recovery and a story of self-care from DBH employees. For more info about DBH, visit SBCounty.gov/DBH. 

    • 17 min
    It's Almost National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    It's Almost National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    Jennifer Alsina, DBH Deputy Director for Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Services, talks about how the community can get involved in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, as well as information about alcohol and/or drug abuse treatment options. 
    Sondra Savage, a DBH Peer and Family Advocate II, shares a poem about recovery and Fabiola Yañez, DBH Secretary, shares her self-care story. 

    • 11 min
    Customer Service & Emergency Planning

    Customer Service & Emergency Planning

    Dora Mejia, Supervising Medical Emergency Planning Specialist at the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health (DBH), shares insight about how DBH assists the community during emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, Alex Cordova, a DBH Alcohol and Drug Counselor, shares a poem about recovery. 
    Visit SBCounty.gov/dbh for more info about the services the department provides.  To view info about The Overbook Club, visit DBHNow.org/the-overbooked

    • 15 min
    Suicide Prevention: You're Not Alone

    Suicide Prevention: You're Not Alone

    It's National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month! Sonia Rubio, Program Manager I of the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health's Office of Prevention and Early Intervention, provides insight into  the importance of suicide prevention and provides some helpful tips and words of encouragement. 💙💜

    Additional Resources:
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
    Know the Signs Website
    San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health Website

    • 20 min
    Getting Real with Cesar Garcia

    Getting Real with Cesar Garcia

    Cesar Garcia, actor, producer and writer and Recovery Happens keynote speaker, shares how he changed his life for the better while in recovery. Plus, a DBH employee shares how he practices self-care in this week's Self-Care Corner.

    Don't forget to RSVP for the virtual Recovery Happens event on Sept. 18 to hear Cesar's full story. RSVP at bit.ly/RecoveryHappens21  

    • 21 min

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