CLIENT STORIES

Recovery Happens Here

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The Skyland Trail Experience

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

Our Clients

Colby W.

One of the things that a lot of people ask is, “What led you to Skyland Trail?” It’s never as simple as one thing. It…

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…

Hope

“When my insurance coverage ended, I knew I still had more work to do. But financially, I was unable to cover any treatment out of…

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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…

Our Families

Chris and Elizabeth

Elizabeth and Chris

Every family faces challenges. Members of a family supporting a loved one with mental health issues face a unique set of challenges. Elizabeth and I…

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Meredith L

“To make the jump from the outpatient psychological and psychiatric care – that wasn’t working – to Skyland was a really big jump for our…

Mac and Anne S.

“She was very highly functioning… but mentally she was not well. She desperately needed help… but she seemed just fine on the outside.” Mac &…

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Nanette

Recovery isn’t a linear process. It’s a journey with ups and downs, setbacks and successes, a journey that works out best when you’re surrounded by…

Paul and Judy Faletti, a grateful family

Judy and Paul Faletti

A few clients who entered treatment in the early days became a part of the history of Skyland Trail. One of our first clients expressed…

Patrick and Tracey M.

Patrick and Tracey M.

Over six years, our daughter Amanda received treatment at numerous programs as a result of mental health issues including six suicide attempts. We approached each…

Family Testimonial: Nita and Angie

A Family’s Story of Hope

“All of a sudden, I could tell. I know when he isn’t himself,” says Angie W. about her younger brother. “He wanted to stay home.…

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