Entries by Dee Dee Robillard

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Suicide Prevention Month Events

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and National Suicide Prevention Week is September 6 – 12, 2020. While we need to focus on suicide prevention every day of every year, this month can help bring attention to the efforts. And we can do this by continuously spreading awareness, advocating for research funding, developing innovative and effective […]

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Juneteenth Virtual Event on Saturday June 27

We are pleased to share this information on behalf of the hosts: You are invited to a Juneteenth virtual gathering! Join these organizations: Contra Costa Health Services Contra Costa County African American COVID-19 Task Force NAMI Contra Costa Lifelong Medical Richmond Black Firefighters Join them at 1-2:30pm Saturday, June 27, 2020,  for a celebration of freedom!Here […]

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Dealing With Coronavirus Anxiety: Expert Tips

Here are some tips on dealing with Coronavirus anxiety. As communities nationwide respond to the COVID- 19 pandemic, Americans face unparalleled levels of uncertainty.   To help individuals reestablish a sense of normalcy, Psychology.org partnered with three mental health experts. These experts share five ways individuals and families can manage corona virus-related anxiety. From monitoring social […]

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Corona Virus Basics – Links to Resource Pages

Staying up to date with current factual information can help ease any anxiety or stress about the situation. Text “coronavirus” or “covid19” to 211211 for information on how the illness spreads, prevention & treatment, symptoms and more. Texters may share their zip code to be directed toward websites with local information where available. If you are […]

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Small Business Resources During COVID-19

THIS POST FROM ECO-ENCLOSE is shared with permission. What follows is a great summary of small businesses resources during COVID-19 outbreak. Please visit their website to learn more about Eco-Enclose. COVID-19 Resources: Summary of Funding Opportunities For Small Businesses Mar 23rd 2020 This piece was written on March 23, 2020. New funding opportunities are being announced […]

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UPDATE FROM BAY AREA HEALTH DIRECTORS REL COVID19 (Corona Virus) MARCH 16, 2020

March 16, 2020 Today the Bay Area Health Directors will issue a Joint Order that will significantly impact all of the Bay Area. The Order will require: ALL PERSONS TO SHELTER AT THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE OTHER THAN TO PROVIDE OR RECEIVE ESSENTIAL SERVICES. DIRECTING ALL BUSINESSES TO CEASE NON-EXEMPT OPERATIONS AT PHYSICAL LOCATIONS. PROHIBITING ALL […]