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.
Breaking the Stigma of Mental Health
Allie Mink, San Bernardino Area President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), joins the podcast to provide practical ways to reduce the stigma often associated with mental health and to talk about the difference between mental health and mental illness. Plus, learn more about the NAMI Walks Your Way 5K on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Diamond Valley Lake Marina in Hemet. To register, visit https://bit.ly/NAMIWalksIE.
Finding Hope in Recovery
Sondra Savage, Department of Behavioral Health Peer and Family Advocate II, joins the podcast to share her story, how addiction can affect the family and the importance of finding hope in recovery as a family member and as an individual.
Increasing Positive Behaviors in Young Children
Arlene Molina, Assistant Director for the San Bernardino County Preschool Services Department, joins the podcast to talk about the collaborative services the department provides, including the Preschool Prevention and Early Intervention Program. The program assists children and their families with comprehensive services to meet their needs, including their emotional and behavioral health needs.
For more info about Preschool Services, visit psd.sbcounty.gov.
Celebrate National Recovery Month
National Recovery Month is celebrated to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of a strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and community members who make recovery possible.
Listen to this all-new episode with Donnie Harris, DBH Mental Health Education Consultant! For more info about how you can celebrate Recovery Month with DBH, visit https://wp.sbcounty.gov/dbh/recoverymonth/.
Back to School: Student Mental Health
Students are heading back to school and the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health’s Resilient and Real podcast is back with a new episode about student mental health.
Sonia Rubio, DBH Program Manager of the Office of Prevention and Early Intervention, and André Bossieux, DBH Program Manager II of the One Stop TAY Center, talk about the importance of focusing on student mental health and provide helpful resources for youth and adults.
If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 or 1-800-273-8255.
Suicide Prevention: You're Not Alone Podcast Episode
Know the Signs Website
San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health Website
Clubhouse and Community Connections
The Resilient and Real podcast is BACK! In this new episode, Ashley Patterson, San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) Media Specialist II, talks with Kristen Mungcal, DBH Program Manager I, about what Clubhouse and Community Connections is and how it helps individuals who are managing their behavioral health. Plus, Kristen gets real about how she practices self-care.
For more information about Clubhouses, visit https://wp.sbcounty.gov/dbh/otherservices/.
Finding Hope in Recovery
Wow that was wonderful with Sondra Savage she did an awesome job on the interview. The poem she wrote then had it put into a song , job well done. Keep up the good work.
Informational and Inspirational!
It’s really impactful to hear stories by people who are willing to be vulnerable and real about their experiences with mental health and substance abuse. The more we talk about the issues, the more we have a great starting place to learn and seek help. The experts also give great information and make sure to explain it in a way that listeners can understand. This is a great podcast, do yourself a favor and check it out!
I really like the topics and the guests. It’s nice to get an inside look into behavioral health and hear some good info. I like the self care stories too!