CLIENT STORIES

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The Skyland Trail Experience

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

Our Clients

Rachel W

I have experienced anxiety all of my life. It started out small, then grew after some trauma. I started therapy my senior year in high…

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Denice F

In early September, any strengthening qualities I had were almost snuffed out by my unhealthy thoughts and actions by someone who I thought loved and…

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Lisa N

I would like to express my deep gratitude for the financial assistance that afforded me an opportunity for a very different and meaningful life. My…

Lizzie S

Lizzie S

I had been miserable for the past 20 years. I didn’t know who I was, and I never was given the space to figure that out.  For…

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Denny A

“Skyland Trail has empowered me with a sense of ability and strengths I never realized I had. I now know how to be mindful or…

Tony W

Tony W

Tony took a few months away from his job as a nonprofit executive to learn skills to manage his mood disorder and substance use challenges.

Brandon B

Brandon B

“I have seen dramatic changes in my mood and my outlook on life and the future. My attitude is much more positive and I’m a…

Ashley C

Ashley C

“There is a fellowship of people at Skyland Trail who know exactly what I’m going through. The staff explained my symptoms in a way that…

Shaun H

Shaun H

“Skyland Trail is the safest environment I’ve encountered in my entire life. Today, I’m breaking the chains of codependency. I’m working part-time. I have my…

Our Families

In Memoriam: Sally Faletti

Clients who entered treatment in the early days of Skyland Trail became a part of the history of the organization. One of those clients was…

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April

“My loved one was at her lowest point ever when she admitted herself to Skyland Trail… She couldn’t seem to find interest in anything prior…

Thankful for Today

By Renee: When my son was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2016, I began looking for answers. They were hard to find. After extensive research, however,…

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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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