Paul’s WRAP Story

For years I felt stuck, chained, and trapped by the psychiatric diagnoses that I had been given. I wanted to be free of the unwanted effects of medication and to be able to travel without having to worry about missed appointments or whether or not there was a pharmacy that would fill my prescriptions and […]

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Janet’s WRAP Story

Before I developed a personal W.R.A.P. (Wellness Recovery Action Plan), I had been recovering from what the medical profession labeled as “severe psychiatric symptoms” that caused me a lot of difficulty. I was taking ineffective medications with unacceptable effects and felt victimized by my symptoms. I have a supportive husband that truly held the hope […]

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John Woodruff’s WRAP Story

I thought I’d share my story. I shared it with Recovery To Practice three years ago, so updated the dates (and added a shameless plug for WRAP Around the World and Life Is Amazing Consulting)… hard to believe I’m three years older. Happy Birthday of WRAP and thank you to all of the amazing people […]

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Dawn Heffernan’s WRAP Story

1997, I remember it well. My beautiful identical twins were 7 and I had just returned home after having been sectioned for the 4th time in 7 years. My temporary spill into madness had been halted as usual by my being knocked out and as usual, when I knew I was better, I “checked” the […]

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Deb’s WRAP Story

When Things Are Breaking Down I Am Empowered Now WRAP has added a toolbox to my daily life which have given me skills, awareness, and a new thought life. The result of having this new toolbox in my life is I am able to recognize when I have different levels of obstacles and challenges. This […]

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Caprena’s WRAP Story

What I wish to share with you this afternoon is that I am a really normal person…who happens to be mentally ill. I suffer from Bipolar II disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder. But more than this, I share my story, using WRAP…WELLNESS RECOVERY ACTION PLAN by MARY ELLEN COPELAND to help others […]

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Audrey’s WRAP Story

I have had a bipolar diagnosis since my late 20s although, as is typical it seems, I had been treated for depression for years but nothing seemed to help. After my marriage broke up, I had the most serious depression of my life and spent four and a half months in a psychiatric hospital. Over […]

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Kathyann’s WRAP Story

My own journey from physical and mental health disabilities was a challenging disheartening journey but I survived. As I began to hear glimmers of stories about what people called WRAP and I became curious and began to follow the plan for myself. When our agency started the Peer Support Program I learned about WRAP from people […]

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