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Posted May 26, 2016 by Alicia.Sisk in Stories
Glennon Doyle Melton remembers the first time she attended an AA meeting. 
“I thought, ‘This is the first group of honest people I’ve ever met. Yes! These are my people.’ And I thought, maybe I could be sober if I could be honest.” 
Posted October 17, 2014 by kari.tarman in Stories

As part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, we asked others to share their journey and story with our community, with the hope that we could bring attention the struggles, the joys, and the hope that many in our world face. In that request, we received many responses, some words of thanks for asking the question, and a few people who wanted to share their story.

Posted September 19, 2014 by Alicia.Sisk in Stories

Pictured above: John Wilford, with the toy robots he collects. 

John Wilford fell into a deep depression after complications from surgery affected his brain. Years later, this mental health consumer is now a local and state advocate

They say your life can change in an instant. For John Wilford, it was six hours.


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