Lived Experience Academy Graduates New Speakers
People from the BHRS Lived Experience Academy say they are graduating feeling hopeful, inspired and proud.
“What I didn’t expect was the emotional impact these classes would have on me. I wasn’t expecting everyone’s traumatic stories to grip my heart in such a deep way,” said Lucas, a recent graduate.
Participants learn how to share their personal stories in the 10-hour program and how to see their challenges as a source of hope, strength and wisdom to redefine their narrative.
It’s given me the tool of knowing how to utilize my voice,” said one participant.
14 people recently graduated from the program, funded by the Mental Health Services Act.
Read more in the latest BHRS “Wellness Matters” newsletter.