Let's Talk Mental Health - A Community Conversation Series

A community-building opportunity where stories, information, education, and support can be shared with and among people living with mental health concerns in their families, among colleagues and friends.


March 4; May 6; July 15; and Oct. 7 - From 3-5pm.

Location for 3/4, 5/6, and 10/7 is Peninsula Temple Sholom - 1655 Sebastian Dr., Burlingame, CA 94010. The July 15 session is at another location which will be provided at the time of registration.

  • March 4 - San Mateo County (SMC) Emergency Psychiatric Crisis Intervention Services, including: Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT); and the Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for law enforcement personnel. Featured Speaker: Det. Mike Tabak - SMC Sheriff's Office. RSVP to: MARCIB@comcast.net.
  • May 6 - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Featured Speakers: Anna Nedelisky, PH.D. - Clinical Psychologist; and Cantor Barry Reich, Parent & Clergy - Peninsula Temple Sholom. RSVP to: MARCIB@Comcast.net
  • July 15* - Challenging Assumptions about Mental Illness: Presenters with lived experience talk openly about what it is like to live with a mental health condition; and humanize the misunderstanding, highly stigmatized topic of mental illness by showing that it is possible - and common - to live well with a mental health condition. RSVP to: MARCIB@comcast.net


             Location information provided at the time of registration.

  • Oct. 7 - Personal Trials and Triumphs - A Panel Presentation. Panelists share their stories, offer lessons learned and respond to questions to help others going through similar life challenges. Featuring: clergy, educators, (and other professionals), along with family members of teens and adults living with mental health concerns. RSVP to: MARCIB@comcast.net

Additional Infomation:

  • Each session includes a question and answer period with the speakers; opportunities to enhance community connections, and information about available community resources.
  • Light refreshments will be served.  
  • Adults and teens are welcomed
  • Hosted by Peninsula Temple Sholom

For more information call: 650.697.2266. www.sholom.org

March 04, 2018
12:00 AM
Peninsula Temple Sholom
1655 Sebastian Dr.
FREE - RSVPs requested, but same day registrants also welcomed.


Organized By: 
Peninsula Temple Sholom (PTS) in Burlingame, CA
With support from the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) San Mateo County
Event Contact Person: 
For more information, Contact: David Korth- david.korth100@gmail.com