PPRC Schedule

Temporarily CLOSED to drop in support

You can still reach us by phone

(707) 565-1299

Due to COVID-19 concerns, The Wellness and Advocacy Center, Interlink Self-Help Center,  and the Petaluma Peer Recovery Center – PPRC  are all closed for walk-in support for the time being. We are all available for warmline support during the hours listed below. We will also provide updates on reopening as public health guidelines change.

For telephone support:

Wellness and Advocacy Center 565 -7800      Monday through Friday 9:00 – 4:00

Interlink Self-Help Center 546-4481,    546-4482,     546-4483    &     546-4484                       Monday Through Saturday 9:30-3:30

Petaluma Peer recovery Center (PPRC)  565-1299                                                            Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 – 3:00

Russian River Empowerment Center                                                                                               (707) 823-1640 Extension 207 then press 0                                                                                      Monday through Friday 9:30am-3:30pm

Remember Social Distancing does not mean social isolation.
You can still talk to friends and neighbors as long as you stay at least 6 feet away from each other, talk by phone, text or social media

Social Distancing



March 2020

Theme: “Special Interests”

Special Events March 2020 Theme: Special Interests
 March COOP with Laura Hodge 11:30am – 1:00pm
 March 26th Special Interests Presentation
 Monday March 16th 10:30am – 2:30 pm Day Pizza Party
 NEW “Movie Monday” March 30th 11:00am – 1:30pm

Our address is:  5350 Old Redwood Highway, Suite 600, Petaluma CA                                  

CONTACT:  Carol West  email:   cwest@gire.org Telephone: (707) 565- 1299


1:1 Peer Support            Open Art Studio                Community Tea Time
ALL DAY                                    1: 1 Peer Support                      Open Art Studio                        Community Tea Time
1:1 Peer Support               Open Art Studio                Community Tea Time
10 am – 11:00 am
Peer Support Group
10 am – 11 am
Peer Support Group
10 am – 11 am
Peer Support Group
11 am – 12 pm
Round Table Discussion
11 am – 12 pm
Health, Wealth, & Happiness
11 am – 12 pm
Living Our Full Potential
12 – 1 pm
Advocacy:”Nothing About Us Without Us”
12 – 1 pm
Positive Thinking
12 – 1 pm
1 pm – 2 pm
Spirituality in Recovery
1 pm– 2 pm
Emotional Balance
1 pm – 2 pm
Music/Jam Session
2 pm – 3 pm:
SMART Goals 
2 pm– 3 pm:
TED Talk Series
2 pm – 3 pm
Calming Our Anxiety

Advocacy: “Nothing About Us Without Us” Peer, Self, and Beyond: A discussion about mental health legislation, patient’s rights, constitutional rights, grassroots movements, the peer community, and more.

Boundaries: Learn how to establish, communicate and honor your personal boundaries

Calming Our Anxiety: We come together to understand anxiety, discuss a spectrum of anxious feelings and explore many different ways to diffuse extreme unease.

Emotional Balance: Learn to cope with the emotional roller coaster of life.  Support and skills group

Goal Setting: In a fun, supportive and non- judgmental atmosphere, Join us to look at our life goals and choose one to break down into Specific, Measurable, Achievable Realistic and Time sensitive ( SMART )goals

Health, Wealth, & Happiness:  The impact of building positive mind body connections

Living Our Full Potential: Work together to find ways to personal fulfillment: explore new hobbies, volunteering or a path to going back to work…what would you do if you were not afraid?

Music/Jam Session:  No experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun in a creative and healing way! We have a keyboard, guitar and a number of drums at PPRC. You are welcome to bring your own drum or other small instrument.

Open Art Studio:  This space creates the opportunity to socialize with peers while expressing ourselves through paint, sketching, & more. Explore through creativity! Many mediums are available.

Peer Support: Mutually respectful, intentional, active listening, positive, forward looking support.

Positive Thinking: Yes we know, easier said than done… come and learn how

Round Table Discussion: Join us at the round table to participate in peer support, open communication, connection building, current events discussions, sharing ideas, sharing stories, and more

Self-Care/ Morning Stretch: Take steps towards being your best self includes discussion about nutrition choices and gentle movement to help us feel more flexible and get muscles moving

Spirituality in Recovery:  A safe, non-judgmental, open space to discuss our personal spiritual practices, how they may help us overcome recovery challenges and share personal experiences that spirituality brings into our lives.

TED Talk Series: We explore TED Talks within the mental health and recovery themes, with discussion to follow.

Journaling/ Creative Writing Using words and/or art, explore the power of journaling as a tool for self-exploration

Our Center is open and available to individuals that are 18+ and identify as having a lived experience of a mental health challenge. No diagnoses or prescriptions necessary; however, we do wish to support members in fostering an environment focused on wellness and recovery.


Opportunities For You To Have Your Voice Heard  ( Please check websites for dates and times)