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

Melissa K

When I walked through the doors of Skyland Trail, I had been struggling with mental health challenges for eight years and had been in multiple…

Xander K

Xander K.

In the past, I believed I could never make a life for myself that I could be content with. Coming to Skyland was probably the…

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David N.

Skyland Trail’s web materials note that “many of our clients come to us exhausted, scared and desperate.” That was me in July of 2019. Earlier…

Mark P and wife

Mark P.

“Start with transformation of your heart. Let go of yourself and find the magic of the fairy home. Your mind will follow.” Most of us…

Bryn P Skyland Trail alumni

Bryn P.

‘Let me just tell you that I was a mess before Skyland. I wasn’t doing great in relationships with friends, family, or really anyone. I…

Skyland Trail Alumni Steve H.

Steve H.

I was enrolled in the Skyland Trail program and was working extremely hard at my recovery.  Though I was diligent in my efforts, I felt…

Skyland Trail alumni Josh L

Josh L

Over the summer of 2018, I started struggling with depression and anxiety to the point where I didn’t leave the house. I had applied to…

George L

George L

Among other things, my time at Skyland Trail has been an education, not solely about my mental illness but about people. A lot of different…

Beth S

Beth S

In 2012, I experienced “the perfect storm.”  I was forced to seek my comfort in bed, had no appetite at all, felt that I was…

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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