Rediscovering Yourself in the Community

“When I got discharged from my third psychiatric hospitalization, there was no big welcome banner that said ‘Hi! Welcome to the community! Glad you’re back! We’re so, so glad to see you.’ It was a series of small, sometimes fruitful, sometimes challenging, sometimes painful steps in growing. I felt like a bud on a tree or a plant that was getting ready to newly emerge but wasn’t sure what direction she was going to go.”

Watch the video as Patti Uhrich shares her story of recovery from mental illness and how she rediscovered herself within her community.