Because No One Should Face Mental Ilness Alone

We provide ways to connect to cope with mental illness

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What makes Pathway To Hope different?

When it comes to helping individuals and families facing mental illness it’s community that makes the difference. Finding people that understand what it’s like to live with seroius mental illness is refreshing. Whether you join in a Courage Group or participate in our E3: Encourage • Empower • Education™ Course you’re going to find a group of peers that have faced their fears and found their way through survival to thriving.

Support Groups
Process your experience in a confidential group

“It’s the hour and a half I feel normal each week.”- Sherry (Son living with mental illness)

Courage Groups
Strengthen yourself with hope

“I learned so much. Everyone should take a course like this!”  – Deb (Pastor’s wife)

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“The biggest thing we need was to find those to assist us in recovery.” – Steve (Brother living with mental illness)


Discover how Pathway To Hope has helped
people just like you – 
regain their hope.

Getting a clear understanding of diagnosis, learning healthy communications skills, finding our own healthy boundaries, and gaining permission to care for yourself, all the while living in the extraordinary circumstances that make up mental illness. No one is here to tell you what to do, and yet you can find resources and learn what has worked for others. Learning to accept your own movement through the stages of recovery.


We all need hope and even more so when facing the challenges of mental illness. You’ve found the friends that will stick with your through the struggles of getting a diagnosis, finding the right treatment options, enduring medication changes, and finding a way back to a new normal. This is your place, these are your people, we can face the future together. You don’t have to do this alone!

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How can you help? Many of our volunteers have experienced the resources first hand and find giving back is nothing more then spending time with friends while working on a common interest. Some family members and loved ones find volunteering daily in ongoing tasks or at our larger events held throughout the year to be just what they need to help those closest to them and show they care. Contact us for more details.

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Read it from those who know

Be an advocate and share your story!

“Mental illness isn’t new to me. I’ve been supporting my daughter for many years now. Recently I began to support some others in my family and felt like it was time for a refresher. So, I completed the E3 Course and remembered a number of things that I had let slip way…


(adult child with persistent mental illness)

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“When our son was diagnosed, it was the support groups that saved our lives. The connections we made helped us to find resources. The groups became our lifeline and we always knew that there was someone who understood…


(adult child with schizophrenia)

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“Attending E3 was an incredibly eye opening experience for me. I was able to learn much of what I wish I would’ve been taught in school…


(sister with severe autism)

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Shoe Drive

Help us raise funds by donating your gently worn, used & new shoes. Ask friends & neighbors to join you!

• Do some tidying & clean out your closet
• Put all your shoes in a bag
• Drop your bag off at one of our 25 locations

You get a cleaner closet • We get funds for the Reclamation Clubhouse

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E3 Helps Many

Scope of Those Served

Pathway To Hope is committed to encourage, educate, & empower individuals & families arising from dealing with
a broad spectrum of mental illnesses.

The following is a small list of mental health conditions
that you or a loved one may be experiencing:
ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Early Psychosis and Psychosis Eating Disorders, Obsessive-compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizophrenia and even more Related Conditions, such as Risk of Suicide Anosognosia Dual Diagnosis Self-harm and Sleep Disorders.

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