Chris’ Story

“A big part of my recovery has been acceptance and awareness … Being able to be at peace, be at ease, really is freeing.”

Sumi’s Story

“Life can get better. There is life outside of this … No matter how long you end up being in that place, there is a way out.”

Tara’s Story

“I want to see what I can do now, more than ever. I want to prove it to myself. What can this new Tara be capable of?”

Zach’s Story

“Mental illness can be anybody, even those you least expect … You can’t really judge a book by its cover, everyone has a story.”

Rick’s Story

“Recovery had to come from within inside of me…I was able to get better and reinvent myself.”

Hannah’s Story

“I always thought of it as only a curse. But now I realize it is also a blessing in many ways.”

Christopher’s Story

“OCD can feel very challenging and could feel like it is the end of the world …. there is a better life in the future that is available and that is possible.”

Pastor Tim’s Story

“My life was all sorts of threads that wove together to make this tapestry. And there was this thread of depression. It’s not a thread I would remove.”

Naomi’s Story

When I am not doing well, I don’t feel hopeless anymore….Hope, I think, is the biggest sign that you have made it through the worst of it.

Greg’s Story

“I’m okay with me today. I am not ashamed of it anymore. I know that I am not the only one.”