Roberto Roman

Roberto Roman is a mental health community support worker with Contra Costa Behavioral Health Care Services. After experiencing traumatic losses early in his life, Roberto discusses when and why he decided to seek treatment, his experience with hospitalization, and...

Sally Zinman

Learn about the story of Sally Zinman, a pioneer in the consumer movement who has been doing advocacy work for more than 30 years. Discover how she recovered from abuse on a farm in the name of treatment and the pivotal role she has played in groundbreaking mental...

Minister Monique Tarver

Minister Monique Tarver shares how she first discovered she had mental health issues and the roles her faith and family played in helping her through hard times. Tarver is a leader in building bridges between the mental health and spiritual communities by encouraging...

Jay Mahler

In the series debut, longtime advocate Jay Mahler shares his decades-long relationship with the mental health system. Hear about his first encounter with treatment and how that catalyzed a lifelong commitment to consumer rights activism. Stories of Recovery is a...