“For a long time I struggled with depression and isolation and had been hospitalized a couple of times. It wasn’t easy at all to deal with this on my own. But then I came to the Clubhouse and they helped me feel like I was worth something. The Clubhouse didn’t treat me like my diagnosis, I was treated as a person.”
– Clubhouse Member Sarasota, FL
“When “I” is replaced with “We”, mental illness becomes wellness. Clubhouses are a powerful demonstration of the fact that people with mental illness can and do lead normal productive lives”.
– Clubhouse International
“Jason has been an example of taking a challenging new situation and turning it into an opportunity for greater input and leadership within our clubhouse world,” Director Colleen Mackenzie said. “It is resilience and strength at their finest and this is what our clubhouses are about – fostering this in each one of our colleagues.”
– Crossroads Cape Breton, Canada International Clubhouse.