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CLIENT STORIES

Recovery Happens Here

Learn more about client stories and patient experiences.

The Skyland Trail Experience

Our adult clients describe what treatment at Skyland Trail was like for them.

Our Clients

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Experiencing the “Skyland Trail Magic”

My name is James. I was diagnosed with severe depression a little over a decade ago, and this, my second major episode, began near the…

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At times I felt like superwoman…

I grew up in a family and community where mental health was not talked about or accepted as a real illness. The common sentiment towards…

Maylie

Maylie

As a client in the adult residential DBT program, Maylie learned how to acknowledge emotions without letting them control her life. As a resident of…

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Liz T.

“Skyland Trail was truly an unforgettable experience that has helped me feel like I can take on life and not let my mental illness hold…

Madison

“Skyland Trail gave me the time and permission to know that ‘All you have to worry about right now is getting better.’ And I needed…

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Gordon C

“I had always had a breakdown as a result of some significant bad stress…but everything in my life last September was awesome…and I think part…

Debbie

“I learned that this is not something I can rely on others to do; it has to come from me.” Debbie, a project engineer and…

Shane, Skyland Trail alumni

Alumni Selfie Story: Shane

It’s been three months since I moved out of Transitional Living and one year since graduation. I think my Primary Counselor said it best: ‘You…

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Alumni Selfie Story: Marisa S.

Hi, I’m Marisa! It has been a little over five years since I’ve graduated from Skyland Trail. In that time, I’ve gained work experience, graduated…

Our Families

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Skyland Trail Helps Family Along Mental Health Journey

My name is Kerri, and I am happy to share my stepson Quentin’s journey with mental health and the impact that Skyland Trail has had…

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Adolescent Parent Gives Back with Employer Matching Gift

When my teenage son began to struggle with his mental health, we had a difficult time locating a residential treatment center that provided private bedrooms…

A Question of Access

David and Ellen’s daughter, Devi, graduated from the Skyland Trail adult day treatment program six years ago. Devi, a mother, teacher, artist, and leader in…

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Grateful Parents

We are parents of a Skyland Trail adolescent graduate.  Although going through this experience with our daughter was traumatic, exhausting, scary and just plain awful,…

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Peace, Happiness, Kindness and Grace

Wife of a Skyland Trail adult program graduate A few years ago, my husband was willing to put his entire life aside, question everything he…

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Leigh & Madison

“We decided to support the new scholarship at Skyland Trail because we wanted clients to know that all they have to worry about right now…

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Ginny & Mark

“Thank you Skyland Trail and all who work and volunteer to support these wonderful people who so desperately need help. We credit you with saving…

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