Check out Cal Voices' very own Katrina Copple, who was featured on the Giving Voice to Depression Podcast!! This 21-minute podcast is the first of two, guiding us through making a customized Wellness Recovery Action Plan:


2021 Virtual Peer Empowerment Conference | June 18, 2021

Keynote Presentation
Sean Ellis

Opening Remarks

Dr. Latana Takla

Panel Discussion

Ryan McClinton
Loreen Pryor
Dr. Shacunda Rodgers

Dante Williams
Adam Chin

2020 ACCESS California Conference Keynote Presentation:


Hear from Patrick Hendry the Vice President Peer Advocacy, Services and Supports, Kelly A. Davis, Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports and Services with Mental Health America, and Amy Farrington, Director of Certification, Florida Certification Board, to learn more about the National Certified Peer Specialist (NCPS) credential.

2020 Virtual Peer Empowerment Conference Keynote Speaker:


Lishia Rahman, MS

Counselor, Motivational Speaker and Trauma Survivor


Since 2007, Lishia has worked in the field of mental health, social services, counseling and crisis intervention serving underserved communities. She speaks openly and candidly on how her childhood experiences of trauma and

abuse affected and shaped her into adulthood. Since 2012, Lishia has been a collaborative partner with Sacramento County’s Mental Illness: It’s Not Always What You Think project and was awarded the Mental Health Champion Award, which recognizes individuals who advocate and bring awareness to the discrimination and stigma associated with mental illness. Lishia currently works as a Counselor and Professor with Los Rios and Yuba Community College Districts where she brings her personal and professional experiences in social services to the field of academic counseling.