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.”

Debbie’s Story

“I am proud to be deaf and I do not mind telling people and encouraging them to find out who they are in their identity. If I can help, that’s what I am here for.”

Mike’s Story

“It wasn’t until we got educated that helped us change how we interact with Mike, that helped him interact with us.”

Jackson’s Story

“Mental illness is just like any other challenge. Because I was diagnosed with bipolar, my entire life trajectory changed. But I’m really happy.”

Sara’s Story

“Today, Sara is a very ambitious, driven, patient person…. I’m going places, I’m not going to let anything stop me.”

Grenesha’s Story

“I am very proud of who I am and how far I have come. Life today is very peaceful.”

Lena’s Story

“A true friend is always standing, not behind you, but right beside you.”

Autumn’s Story

“People don’t understand, it’s not a character flaw, it’s not a choice. I am a human being with goals, dreams, thoughts, aspirations.”