FACES OF HOPE

The Faces of Hope Project is based on the belief that sharing courageously about the reality of mental health has the power to heal, connect and transform. Through the transparency of their stories, these locals lead by example and give others with mental health challenges permission to open up about their own journey. 

Sam Higby

Climbing out of the darkness

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Marilyn Hogan

After bipolar diagnosis, Summit County woman rebuilds a life

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Betty Claybrook

Frisco mother still coming to terms with her son’s 2006 suicide

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SHARE YOUR OWN STORY

The stories of our Summit County local residents have been so powerful that we are continuing our Faces of Hope series. 

share your story

Are you interested in sharing your experience with your own mental health challenges and recovery or with that of a loved one? We welcome your stories and submissions! Please submit a 1000 word biography detailing your personal experience. We are looking for stories that share openly and honestly but have also have a strong message of hope and recovery. Your stories are powerful tools for reducing stigma around mental health and we hope you’ll share with us! 

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