Fireweed Collective

Critical Harm Reduction Approaches in the Age of the Opioid Crises

How is the current opioid crisis shifting perspectives of drug use, and in what ways is this crisis reinforcing criminalization, mass incarceration and the militarization of the border? This webinar will give an overview of harm reduction approaches to drug use including overdose prevention, recognition, and response. We will discuss the social determinates of health … Continued

Making the Ask for Help

This webinar is designed to explore and reflect on barriers to asking for help and offering support. Participants will discuss frameworks for community care and interdependence, not as stopgaps in personal crisis moments, but as a necessary strategy to resist oppressive and harmful systems. We will provide tools and structures to build the type of … Continued

Emotional First Aid Part 3

So many of us want to show up for others who need support, but just don’t know what to do. This three part webinar will cover the basics of how to provide emotional first aid for someone you know and love, or even someone you just met. Building off of the content offered in Parts … Continued

Mental Health Crises First Responders

Here at The Icarus Project, we believe mental and emotional crisis support work is an important skill to learn and practice. Join us for a webinar on Sunday June 17th at 7:30pm to learn the basics of how to immediately respond to crisis in your community. We will share helpful approaches and concrete tools to … Continued

Emotional First Aid

Do you know how to support someone experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis? So many of us want to show up for others who need support, but just don’t know what to do. This webinar will cover the basics of how to provide emotional first aid for someone you know and love or even … Continued

Street Therapy: Emotional Resistance in Action

This two-hour webinar will cover the basics of how to care for yourself and others before, during, and after actions, including:  Somatic practices you can incorporate into your action preparedness kit How to recognize signs of distress, and build your toolkit to assist those in need Trauma and cycles of the nervous system and what … Continued

Elliot Fukui

Elliott Fukui He/Him, has been an organizer, trainer and facilitator for almost 20 years. He has had the privilege of living and organizing across the country and is currently based in Ohlone Territory/The Bay Area. He comes to this work as a Mad Queer and Trans Nikkei Hafu Psych Survivor. He has primarily worked in … Continued

Decolonizing Mental Health

This Saturday, we will offer historical context of the intersection of mental health & oppression in the U.S. We will talk about how oppression impacts mental health on individual, collective and intergenerational levels. Additionally, we will examine how the mental health system reinforces this oppression and offer alternative narratives and tools that shift us toward … Continued