We should not pretend that families can manage all of this on their own. It’s not enough to just love them.”
Dallas Clark has lived experience with addiction, and also with recovery. He’s applying that experience, along with specialized training, to support others in overcoming barriers to their recovery. “Iron sharpens iron,” Dallas explained. “You can’t do it on your own. You need the right team around you, a supportive team with people who are there [...]
Flowers Are Pretty. Living Your Best Life is Beautiful.
"If I can solve the pain puzzle, everything else can get better. In my mind it comes down to this: everyone deserves the right to move freely. My role as a physical therapist is to assess patients, look at how well they move and use my skills to help them move better.”
Some thoughts on Pride month: If you had told us back in the 1960s and 1970s that there would be legal gay marriage in all fifty states, we would have been stunned. This was a notion that probably didn’t enter even the deepest reaches of our subconscious, let alone bubble to the level of an [...]
“I wanted to turn my life around, and since I was starting at the bottom I needed help. MHA was there..."
"Being on my own, in my own space, feels like a sanctuary. I haven’t had a real home in a long time and I love it."
Spring clean your way to emotional wellness.
MHA continues to celebrate National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and the many personal goals, talents, and creative expressions of those we serve. We're not that different is our theme.
The point is, individuals with developmental disabilities aren’t that different. Like anyone, they want to have friends, love and be loved, and live their own life.