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Thomas’ Story

“If we work together we can all make it.”

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I was really falling apart and my drug use exacerbated my emotions. I attempted suicide. I went to the nearest Mental Health Facility for treatment. I learned I have Bipolar, and addiction. It took 2 yrs for me to come to grips with my meds, and condition. I want to help locally, because there’s not enough knowledge to our smaller communities.

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Receiving treatment at my hospital, and taking medication have helped me. I’ll make it if I am involved and have a support system.

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