Read what’s happening in the UGM community - residents, staff, volunteers.

We are bound together by our stories.

Elizabeth: Under a Shadow

Sep 12, 2018 6:41:10 PM

I came to Anna Ogden Hall in May 2017, just so broken. I didn’t think I could get more broken. I was like no smile at all. I would cry all the time and triggers every five minutes. It was getting pretty ridiculous. I didn’t think this program was right for me at first. I would tell staff, “I don’t know. I think you got the wrong girl. I don’t have a substance addiction.”

My addiction was people pleasing. I became the queen of people pleasing, but even as I was pleasing and pleasing, it never felt good enough, and I was on this constant mission of trying to fix my family.

The Paralyzing Nature of Anxiety

Mar 2, 2017 9:56:00 AM

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health concern in the United States. In this post, Nora and Izzy talk about their personal struggles with anxiety.

Having Someone to Love

Mar 6, 2015 1:38:00 PM

Anne Simons, a house manager at the Crisis Shelter, has observed the power of love in a life.

Using psychodrama in recovery

Jan 3, 2014 5:25:00 PM

Psychodrama is a form of recovery therapy that deals with underlying trauma.