Roberto Roman is a mental health community support worker with Contra Costa Behavioral Health Care Services. After experiencing traumatic losses early in his life, Roberto discusses when and why he decided to seek treatment, his experience with hospitalization, and the oft-forgotten dangers of being misdiagnosed. Hear the lessons he gained from his mental health struggles, his thoughts on his diagnosis, and why he believes recovery is possible for anyone.

Note: The views expressed in this video are those of the speaker and not necessarily those of Alameda County Behavioral Healthcare.

Producer: Rev. Barbara F. Meyers
Executive Producer: Shannon Eliot
Director and Editor: Sherman Park
Intern: Kenneth “Kozy” Harringtoon

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