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Will you help write 600 more stories like Scott's, Willy's, and Maureen's in 2013?

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  • I had been homeless, stayed in shelters, and even Central State Hospital. For a couple of years I had almost no connection with my family. But when I got involved with Wellspring, my parents helped them with getting me into a furnished apartment, and I got some of my own things back. Its been 4 years now, and my place feels really homey. I keep working on my treatment plan, participate in group therapy, and I even volunteer when I can. But best of all is that now I can stay in the lives of my parents and my two children, and I especially look forward to the holidays. Because of Wellspring, Im stronger and I can enjoy my life more and I know my family does, too!

    ScottWellspring Independent Living

    Im really pleased to be helping some of our communitys most vulnerable folks have a chance at recovery through the Rx: Housing Program at Wellspring. Ive learned the skills it takes to live with stability in spite of having a mental illness. My role as a Certified Peer Specialist brings me the opportunity to see how the choices I once made have all come together to get me where I am today. All those experiences mean that I have a lot to offer others looking for the hope that I have found. And that helps me continue with my recovery, too.

    WillyWellspring Peer Support SpecialistRx: Housing

    My main struggle in recovery was myself I was always fighting myself, denying my illness, and feeling afraid of where my path might lead. Wellspring helped me accept my mental illness and understand how alcohol played a role in it. Once I finally had the strength to walk through the fear and trust the process, I learned how to use structure, rather than run from it. And now, I get to help others peel the onion and find the answers that they have deep within themselves. Thats what I love about Wellspring - how it restores hope in people. I get to see eyes light up when it begins to happen. And thats about as good as it gets!

    MaureenWellspring Peer Support SpecialistDavid J. Block Crisis Stabilization Unit

    You make it possible.You make recovery happen.

    You change lives.

    Send your gift today to help write 600 more stories like these in 2013.

    Make your gift today atwww.wellspringky.org.

    WellspringAwakening hope.

    Restoring self-sufficiency.

    Strengthening families.