PPRC Schedule


February 2020

Theme: “Friendship”

  • Special Events February 2020              Theme: “Friendship”
    • Closed Monday February 17th Presidents Day
    • February 10th and 24th COOP with Laura Hodge 11:30am – 1:00pm
    • Thursday February 13th 10:30am – 2:30 pm  Friendship Day Pizza Party 
    • NEW “Movie Monday” February 24th 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)