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Wilderness Hermit Charlie’s Journey to Recovery

By Chuck Hughes I grew up in a children’s orphanage (Children’s Baptist Home of Southern California) in Inglewood, CA. It was during the height of the cold war during the late 1950’s & early 60’s. Those where some really hectic and stressful times for all in North America, particularly in Southern California. We would have […]

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I’m Good and So Is My Attitude On Life

By Philip Eugene Drexler Editor’s Note: Philip Drexler was the first person to submit a blog post to the I’m Good campaign.  I am a peer supporter, recreation therapist, and therapeutic storyteller from Austin, TX. I went to the Alternatives Conference here. It was fantastic. I found out there that I could get WRAP services as a client of the […]

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Feeling Good on the Court

Darick John B. De Leon is a student at CSU East Bay by Darick John B. De Leon             I am very good. I am very good because I have a family that supports me, a girlfriend that loves me unconditionally, and friends that have my back. I am also very good because I recently started school […]

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I’m Good Because I De-Stress

By Rebecca Rafael Daily life can sometimes be overwhelming with all the responsibility that comes with school, work, friends, and family, etc. There are times when you can feel like you really need a break or you will go crazy. In order to not have a breakdown because of all the worries in life it […]

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I’m Good Because I Itemize My Time

By Zack Long Why am I good? It is because I am able to handle adversity well. This may be due to the fact that my upbringing was anything but conventional. Yet, I found myself persevering every step of the way. Was it easy? Absolutely not. However, I was able to get through problems, learn from […]

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I’m Good Because I Express My Emotions

By Oriana Nguyen When I was younger I always thought mental health meant that someone was crazy or unintelligent, but I was wrong. Mental health refers to a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being, according to the Webster dictionary. I did not learn this until I was 15 years old and […]

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I’m Good Because I’m Graduating

  Cheers to Steven Gallegos on finishing college   By Steven Gallegos I am very good because in a few short weeks I will graduate college and be the first in my family to receive a Bachelor’s Degree. I never knew it would feel this amazing! I can’t keep myself from grinning and everyday it […]

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