Bulletin Category: Get Up & Participate

  • The Coronado Bridge Initiative

    One of the most effective ways to prevent injuries is to place a barrier between the person and an object that may cause harm. Whether...

  • For Others and Themselves

    Senior Volunteers in Action and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) are two volunteer programs available through Aging & Independence Services (AIS) that provide...

  • Recovery Happens!

    National Recovery Month honors individuals on their journey of recovery. Each September, people in San Diego and across the nation celebrate the importance of recovery...

  • Mental Health First Aid Training Program

    Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders....

  • Young People Can Use Creativity to Promote Mental Wellness

    Young people can make a difference in a variety of ways, including using their creativity to develop films about important topics such as mental health,...

  • Learn QPR to Prevent Suicide!

    QPR, which stands for Question, Persuade and Refer, is an emergency intervention to help a person who is considering suicide. Anyone who is in a...

  • Try Laughter Yoga This Summer!

    Laughter yoga is a simple exercise program that combines stretching, breathing, laughter and relaxation. According to San Diego laughter yoga instructor Dr. Funshine, “Laughter yoga...

  • Stand Up to Stigma in the Media

    Mental illness is common. In fact, mental health challenges are experienced by one in five San Diegans. They have careers, families and hobbies; yet TV...

  • Impact the Life of Fellow San Diegans by Becoming a Volunteer

    SDYS is a nationally recognized non-profit organization that works with homeless youth and youth in crisis. Numerous volunteer opportunities are available, including: working with adopted...

  • Raise Awareness about Mental Illness and Recovery on Campus

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers these tips to raise awareness about mental illness and recovery on campus. These suggestions, however, work...