grateful families

Families Helping Families

We encourage families of Skyland Trail graduates to stay connected with our community. There are many ways to give back and support families at an earlier stage of their recovery journey.

Stay Connected

Families of adult and adolescent graduates are encouraged to stay connected to the Skyland Trail community. Stay in the know. Sign up to receive our quarterly alumni family newsletter.


How You Can Help

From volunteering for events to sharing your story, learn about ways you can give back to the community and support recovery for others.

Make a Gift

Gifts from grateful families help families benefit from our financial aid program and support family, patient, and alumni programming. Consider recognizing the efforts of a loved one or Skyland Trail team member with a gift in their honor.

Alumni Family Endowed Scholarship

The Alumni Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2020 by families of Skyland Trail graduates. This endowment provides critical financial assistance to eligible patients, helping to ensure future generations have access to quality mental health services.

Meet Our Grateful Families

Learn what motivates families of Skyland Trail graduates to make gifts to our annual campaign or include Skyland Trail in their planned giving.

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Leigh & Madison

Time and Permission to Focus on Yourself “We decided to support the new scholarship at Skyland Trail because we wanted clients to know that all…

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Ginny & Mark

Waking Up and Enjoying a Day “Thank you Skyland Trail and all who work and volunteer to support these wonderful people who so desperately need…

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Today My Son is Thriving “I hope that this scholarship will provide families with some measure of relief from the burden of the cost of…

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Mother & Son Conversation

Wonderful Days Ahead A mom and her young adult son talk about his experience at Skyland Trail and the progress he’s made since completing the…

Carrie S parent of a Skyland Trail graduate


Financial Assistance Saves Lives In the summer of 2019, my son (age 23) had a series of events that catapulted into a full blown panic…

Chris and Elizabeth

Elizabeth and Chris

We Are Forever Grateful Every family faces challenges. Members of a family supporting a loved one with mental health issues face a unique set of…

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Remarkable Progress in a Relatively Short Time “To make the jump from the outpatient psychological and psychiatric care – that wasn’t working – to Skyland…