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

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

Neitcha T grateful family story

Neitcha T

The Power of Your Story “When you stand and share your story in an empowering way, your story will heal you and your story will…

don and maryland mccarty alumni family story

Maryland and Don McCarty

The McCarty’s son, David, graduated from Skyland Trail in 2009. Since then, they have continued to stay connected as integral members of the Skyland Trail…

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Lori F

“It is both an honor and pleasure to be part of the extended Skyland Trail family. I have been volunteering and participating with Skyland Trail’s Family…

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Ellen G

“You have gotten him here, and he is safe. Now rest and let Skyland do its work.”  That was the kind reassurance we received from…

barbara and gary caruso grateful family story

Barbara and Gary Caruso

Meet the Carusos Barbara and Gary Caruso live in Johns Creek, GA. Their son graduated from Skyland Trail in 2013. He now works in Atlanta…

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Beth M

In telling the story of our experience at Skyland Trail, we were inspired by the words from a country song, “God Bless the Broken Road…

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