The Hope Corner

Voices of Resilience: Honoring Black Peer Recovery Specialists for Black History Month

Voices of Resilience: Honoring Black Peer Recovery Specialists for Black History Month

During the celebration of Black History Month, we take this opportunity to shine a spotlight on the remarkable resilience and unwavering commitment of Black peer recovery specialists, peer counselors, and recovery coaches. These individuals embody the spirit of hope and understanding as they navigate the complexities of mental health and substance use challenges. In our […]

I DIDN’T SHOWER FOR WEEKS…A Story of Triumph

I DIDN’T SHOWER FOR WEEKS…A Story of Triumph

I DIDN’T SHOWER FOR WEEKS… I remember when I couldn’t drive, when I couldn’t work, when I couldn’t sleep by myself out of fear, when I couldn’t get out of bed, and when panic attacks plagued me from waking up to going to sleep. Anxiety and depression had taken control, consuming every aspect of my […]

Voices Remembered: Jager Dillon Hill

Voices Remembered: Jager Dillon Hill

Jager Dillon Hill was not someone you could meet and easily forget.

Voices Remembered: Honoring Flordan “Flo” Bazile

Voices Remembered: Honoring Flordan “Flo” Bazile

Flordan “Flo” Bazile, a UMass Dartmouth student, has tragically passed away in what authorities have described as an “apparent suicide,” as disclosed by the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.

Voices Remembered: Honoring Dr. Antoinette “Bonnie” Candia-Bailey

Voices Remembered: Honoring Dr. Antoinette “Bonnie” Candia-Bailey

Dr. Antoinette “Bonnie” Candia-Bailey’s tragic passing was attributed to distress stemming from what has been described as “bullying and severe mistreatment” after disclosing her mental illness she faced bullying.

More Than Venting: Therapy Isn’t Working

More Than Venting: Therapy Isn’t Working

Many times, individuals assert phrases such as “Therapy doesn’t work” or “I talk to my friend, I don’t need a therapist” without fully considering the diverse benefits and professional support that therapy can provide. There are misconceptions surrounding the purpose and nature of therapy. Contrary to the belief, therapy is not simply venting — it […]

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