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

Thomas F

It has been 6 years since I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I have never truly come out publicly like this because I have been…

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Michael S

My battle with depression through pastels I have suffered in and out of depression and anxiety for most of my life. Being a naturally introverted…

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Wyatt M

Facing the Challenge of Bipolar Disorder “Snowboarding and golf, that’s me,” says 21-year-old Wyatt M. His dad took him to snowboard in the Blue Ridge…

Shelley W

Shelley W

Learning How to Survive Through Dialectical Behavior Therapy at Skyland Trail As the result of a major manic episode and subsequent hospitalization, I entered Skyland…

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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