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 & Anne spoke to us a few weeks after taking their daughter, Laura, to the University of Chicago to start school. Laura completed the Skyland Trail adolescent residential treatment program in 2020 as a senior in high school. “Six months ago, we didn’t know if she would finish high school,” says Anne. “[Now] she has a lot of skills that she acquired to say things that she would have had a hard time saying before…” Says Mac, “Laura learned a lot, and we all learned a lot.