In the early 2000’s, in East LA's Maravilla Projects, a resilient individual named Mary faced the challenges of growing up in a low-income area. From early on, she confronted the harsh reality of poverty, dealing with food and clothing insecurity, as well as neglect while living with their grandparents and father. The struggles extended beyond the confines of home, as Mary faced bullying at school, adding to the layers of trauma. Their home environment wasn't safe either, with instances of violence, making it hard for Mary to find solace anywhere. The culmination of these experiences led to the development of anxiety, PTSD, and borderline personality disorder.
Published on: 01/17/2024 | Category: Articles Mental Health Recovery Testimonials
Admist the bustle of Cleveland, Ohio, Marcus Tuttle found himself unhappy. Marcus faced a myriad of challenges that seemed insurmountable; he didn’t have a job, was experiencing homelessness, and without a driver's license. In 2002, Marcus made a bold decision to seek a fresh start in California. His initial entry into the Golden State, however, was not easy. While living in a shelter an unexpected turn of events led to his arrest.
Published on: 11/21/2023 | Category: Articles Mental Health Recovery Testimonials