Everyone has a story to tell. Hear the unique stories of Impact participants to help end the stigma of mental illness and understand that a stable, independent, meaningful life is possible with support from programs like Impact’s.

A Thankful Family—Mary Pat’s Story

Mary Pat started experiencing symptoms of mental illness in her 20s, and bounced between apartments, treatment programs, and abusive relationships for several decades. Michael and ... Read More >

Jane’s Story

Jane has been a participant with Impact for over 10 years. She came to Impact to get support with being more independent in her living ... Read More >

Michelle’s Story

Michelle sat down with Impact to talk about her favorite things about her apartment, her time at Impact and the people that she works with ... Read More >

Jason’s Story

Jason emigrated from Ethiopia to the U.S. at the age of 7. Jason experienced significant trauma at an early age. His father was executed for ... Read More >

Griselda’s Story

Transcript My name is Griselda… In January Im gonna have six years living here in this program, you know in my apartment. Now I’m a ... Read More >