The following are letters to the editor of the Fresno Bee criticizing changes that have been implemented at Blue Sky that never got published. We won’t be silenced, so here they are! “I think Blue Sky should go back to being peer-led. Instead of hiring people who have lived experience with mental […]
For those who need a brief refresher, Peers at the Table is a neurodiversity civil rights campaign advocating for peer-led wellness centers in the community and peer support specialist staffing in mental healthcare. Peers at the Table started in early 2017 as a response to Blue Sky Wellness Center in Fresno, CA, cutting vital services […]
By Eve Hinson, Badass Founder & Contributor | AmericanBadassAdvocates.org >> @badassadvocate | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | Tumblr Blue Sky Wellness Center was a refuge for me after my discharge from the psych ward for suicide compulsion in 2012. When becoming a member, I was treated with respect and assured of a stigma-free zone. The reassurance, support and […]
#PeersAtTheTable |Letters & Rumors ep. 2 | Peers Hired, Worked, De-Hired & Never Paid Peers speak out about changes at Blue Sky Wellness Center, managed by Kings View Behavioral Health and funded by Prop. 63.