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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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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…

Alumni Selfie Story: bailey

Alumni Selfie Story: Bailey

Hey y’all, I’m Bailey! My time at Skyland Trail helped me take some big steps forward toward managing my depression and getting back into my…

Our Families

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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Lynda

“I hope that this scholarship will provide families with some measure of relief from the burden of the cost of treatment. I remember the many…

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Mother & Son Conversation

A mom and her young adult son talk about his experience at Skyland Trail and the progress he’s made since completing the adult residential treatment…

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