Stigma Free San Mateo for our Health Ambassador Program


Claudia Saggese, Family Liaison with the Office of Consumer and Family Affairs with the 13 graduates from the “Stigma Free San Mateo” course. Claudia gave a 2-hour presentation in Spanish on Stigma around mental illness, statistics and information on mental illness in the United States, and she talked about the power of lived experience and sharing stories to bring awareness and hope. For more information on BHRS’s efforts to reduce Stigma and see how you can Be The One to help, please visit For more information on our Health Ambassador Program, please visit