47 – Rainbow

My name is Ricky and my art has helped me in my recovery. It has helped me with depression and my illness, schizophrenia and bi-polar. I am able to concentrate more and become relaxed. It has made me more independent.

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62 – Alex’s Dream

I have several mood disorders, the most problematic being self-harm. Wellstone in Huntsville gave me a lot of time and they were so kind in working with me that I became interested in life again. Now I live on my

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53 – Pimp

LaQuinton attends Montgomery ARC McInnis’ Adult Training Center. I am passionate about my art and I find enjoyment in expressing myself in a creative way. The piece, “The Dog”, is without a doubt my favorite work of art. I have

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71 – Abstract

I live in my own apartment and attend the Arc of Clarke County Day Rehabilitation program, where I like being out in the community, spending time with other’s and listening to music. I like painting because it relaxes me and

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83 – Butterfly

My diagnosis is schizophrenia and PTSD. I was homeless for almost two years, lost my benefits, lost my check and insurance and couldn’t get my medicine. I was in and out of the hospital. I moved into a group home,

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35 – The Reflection of Life

My name is Lauren and I have schizophrenia. I was diagnosed with schizophrenia six years ago. One of my main obstacles with this diagnosis was hearing voices in my head. I began using art as a coping mechanism about two years

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