“If this is to be our new normal, we have to prioritize our mental well-being," says expert on trauma and PTSD.
The recently launched event will feature hands-on experiences with local chefs, artisans and winemakers.
The store, launched in the wake of the October 2017 wildfires, invites local residents impacted by the Kincade fire to shop donated new items, free of charge.
Emptied walk-ins, lost staff wages, canceled events add up to big losses for local restaurants.
Several local businesses have launched fundraising initiatives and are organizing events to support those affected by the Kincade fire.
Costeaux Bakery puts the icing on the cake.
Week-long closures due to power shutoffs and evacuation orders have delivered a blow to many local businesses.
Just four months after reopening its Santa Rosa location that closed due to damage in the 2017 Tubbs fire, Mountain Mike's Pizza is serving up free meals to Kincade fire evacuees and first responders.
Both threats of fire and the Kincade fire itself have brought disruption and destruction to local wineries. Here is an evolving list of wineries affected in some way.
If you are experiencing distress due to the fire, or reemergence of PTSD symptoms, there are a number of free mental health services that can offer support.