Stories

Giving Back: Dennis’s Story

Recovery to me is another step in my journey, not an ending. I have worked very hard over the years. Since I was diagnosed in 2010 I have brought myself with a lot of self-determination and help to where to where I am today, here I am now fresh from the OPDI peer support training to be a Peer Support Worker.

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Learning to Love Yourself: Brian’s Story

I am 58 years old, and for the first time in my entire life, I am genuinely happy. I am happy with the person I have become and because I made the decision to work on my relationship with myself, I am able to do what I truly love the most. I am able to develop positive relationships with others and help others who have been through similar issues as I have. I guess you can say, I am fortunate to have been able to awaken from the detrimental manner in which I was living my life and instead begin to learn to love myself, unconditionally.

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Jessica’s Journey to Recovery

Hi my name is Jessica Johnson and I have been a CMHA client for almost three years. I will discuss my journey of being unstable. I will also talk about what it’s like to be in recovery. I will also discuss my experience with CMHA. By the way what does recovery mean? To me recovery is going from an unstable state to a stable state of life.

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