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Getting Real About My Eating Disorder Recovery

The Overturning of Roe V Wade

Keep Going

you cannot change the people around you.

You Can’t Change The People Around You

A Part of Healing

Just A Quick Reminder…


Your Body Is A Summer Body

Healing Is…

Summer Self-Care Matters Too!

You Live Most of Your Life Inside Your Head…

One Thing I’ve Learned About Life…

Social Media and Its Effects On Mental Health

You Have A Great Life In Front of You

Supporting Your LGBTQIA+ Friends During Pride Month

Men’s Health Week

Financial Hardships

Things That Will Help Bring You Peace

Harm Reduction: A Peer Perspective

PTSD Awareness Month: PTSD and Me

She Survived

Prom After the Pandemic

Mental Health Books To Check Out

shoutout to everybody out there making progress.

Shoutout To Everyone Making Progress

How I Feel About My 25th Birthday

Pride Month Feels A Little Different This Year

lake with mountains in the background.

You Are Enough

The Problem Seems To Have Resolved Itself

generational curses

Generational Trauma

Provincetown Made Me Feel Safe

Celebrating AAPIH Month As Someone Who’s A Quarter Filipino

Better Sleep Month

How I’ve Been Practicing Social Self-Care

How Reading Has Helped Me With My Mental Health

The Increase in Teenage Mental Illness Needs to be Talked About

Self-Care Practices You Should Be Practicing

One Day You’re Going To Meet The Happiest Version Of Yourself…

Women’s Health Week: Why It’s Important To Take Care of Your Physical Health

Prevention: What I Wish I Had as a Recovering Addict.

Trauma and Women’s Health

Things That Are Actually Self-Care But Seem Rude

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: My Everyday Battle

My Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage

May The 4th Be With You

Adventuring Alone

Always Remember…

the truth is...healing doesn't mean the damage never existed

Healing Doesn’t Mean The Damage Never Existed

i'm proud of you

I’m Proud of You

You Deserve To Be Happy

IEP Meetings

National Humor Month: How Humor Helps Your Mental Health

Impractical Jokers: One of My Favorite Shows

You Don’t Always Need A Plan…

Autism: Music, Art & Equine Therapy

My Sexual Assault Story

UConn Avery Point Fresh Check Day 2022

My Poetry Saved Me

Some Days Are Really, Really Hard

Move At The Pace of Nature

Slow Down, You’re Doing Fine…

Capital Community College Fresh Check Day 2022

Things That Have Helped Me In My Eating Disorder Recovery

7 Year Anniversary of Being Vegan

Take A Second To Realize How Far You’ve Come…

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2022

Autism Awareness: Inclusion Matters!

sunset on the thames river.

You Are Not Your Past…

Will Smith vs Chris Rock

Appreciate Where You Are In Your Journey…

Puppy Update

tree tops.

Where Do You Feel Completely Free?

text that reads 'i don't know who needs to hear this today but this hit different...' on a blue background.

Finding Peace


Better Days Are Coming

machine gun kelly mainstream sellout.

Mainstream Sellout

Getting Out In Nature Is My Self-Care

balloons that write 25.

Thoughts On My Upcoming 25th Birthday

ignoring my responsibilities.

Ignoring My Responsibilities

Learning To Put Myself First

Your Expectations Of Me…

Living With Seasonal Depression

When I Flip Out Over Nothing

International Day Of Happiness

What Makes You Happy?

Social Anxiety

Turning Red Is Full Of Important Life Lessons

Rock Your Socks Off For World Down Syndrome Day!

girl looking concerned.

When Someone Tells You Your Mental Illness Is Your Fault

How Trauma Has Changed My Life

Things That Did Not Help My Mental Health

Resolves We Should All Have This Year

My Thoughts on Trauma

Trip to Vermont For My Mental Health

Self-Harming Shouldn’t Be Treated Like A Joke

Unhealthy Coping Mechanism: Smoking

Self-Care Plan: How To Create Your Own!

My Race Isn’t For You To Decide

Being Mixed But White-Presenting

Crazy Plant Lady: A Day In The Leaf

How Life Feels Is More Important Than How It Looks

Recovery Travels: Austin, Texas

Things I Keep In The House To Make Sure I Eat

Paid Opportunity For Young Adults!

Music Therapy

Combating My Depression With Starbucks

eating disorder awareness week

Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2022

When You Stop Chasing The Wrong Things…

Avatar: The Last Airbender – Uncle Iroh’s Best Advice

Black History Month: Growing Up Black In A White Town


Experiences of Racism

Anxiety: I Am Scared of Everything


Spiritual Abuse Awareness Month Pt. 2

Taking On Too Much Responsibility

What I Want More Of This Year

Isabela And Her Struggle With Being Perfect

Things I Wish People Knew About Mental Health

The Stress of Having A New Puppy

Living With Tourette Syndrome


How Traveling Changed My Life Forever

Living With Health Anxiety

Becoming An Auntie

Why Mirabel Madrigal Is My New Role Model

Ron Swanson Quotes To Live By

Why Good Time Management Skills Matter


Spiritual Abuse Awareness Month Pt. 1

My Newfound Fear of The Cold

12 More Times “BoJack Horseman” Got Real About Mental Health

Machine Gun Kelly Songs That Helped Me Through One Of The Worst Depressions Of My Life

FREE Apps To Help Young People With Mental Wellness

Ally’s #10YearChallenge

Don’t Live The Same Year 75 Times…

Kailey’s #TenYearChallenge: From Insecure to Confident

12 Times The Netflix Show “BoJack Horseman” Got Real About Mental Health

We Need Snow Days, Not Remote Learning Days

Ally’s Back to Blogging

Encanto’s Luisa Pays Homage To Older Sisters

Twenty One Pilots Lyrics That Just Speak To My Soul

2022: Off To A Rough Start

In 2022, You’re Better Off…

Don’t Be Someone’s Sometimes

2021 Reflections From The TurningPointCT Team

Things I Learned in 2021

My Holidays and COVID

How COVID Has Changed Our Holidays Yet Again

Being A December Baby

Self-Care During & After The Holidays

Having A Split Holiday

My First Christmas Away From My Childhood Home

My Journey With Writing Songs

How I Went From Inmate to Business Owner

Quotes About Grief

Quotes About Change

A Little Consideration, A Little Thought…

Hard Truths I’ve Learned During My Healing

Positive Self-Love Affirmations

Do not confuse my bad days as a sign of weakness…

The Stress of Being A Young, Anxious Pet Owner

Practicing Gratitude Everyday

Emotional Pain: An Experience

What Self Care Means to Me

Why Thanksgiving is My Favorite Holiday

Cara’s Adoption Story

Thanksgiving: Not My Favorite

Why Dating Yourself Matters

Inclusive Mental & Behavioral Health Resources

Seasonal Depression

Never Stop Being A Good Person…

Trans Lifeline

Going To College… Again.

Quotes I Really Needed To Hear When I Was Struggling

social anxiety

My Experience With Social Anxiety

Why Teaching Kindness Matters

Reminding Yourself That You Are Enough

Things I Hate Hearing as Someone Who’s Transgender


Nadia’s Adoption Story

College Prep: My Experience so Far

The Experience of Pregnancy and Completing College With An Infant

Becoming ‘The Older Sister’ At 15

The Struggle Before Getting To My New Major

If you get tired…

My Brother, My Rock

Why Saying No Is Okay

Kids Are Talking – Get Involved!

Avoiding Something Is Easy

The First Time I Got Misgendered

4 Years

Practicing Self-Love On A Bad Day

Who Makes You Happy?


Welcome To The Transicle Stand

When In Doubt, Paint Your Nails

Release Yourself

Coming Out As Pansexual

Things I’m Tired of Hearing As Someone With Mental Illnesses

And The Baker’s Gonna Bake, Bake, Bake!

Mental Health Stigmas: A Pressing Issue

Looking Back On My High School Years

Happy National Coming Out Day!

Elevate Health and Wellness Virtual Teen Support Group

There are far better things ahead…

I’m The Proud Sister of A Transgender Teen

life with adhd

My Life With ADHD

2021 Winter Holiday Card Contest

Youth Event Planning Opportunity – YouthRecoveryCT

Bullying Isn’t Cool


Meet Our Social Media Assistant!

Your Existence Is Not A Burden…

Reflections – Surviving Crippling Depression

Why Having A Good Therapist Is Important

How COVID-19 Has Affected My Life As A High School Student

My Trip To Oregon

TurningPointCT Hosts CCAR Recovery Coach Academy

Face Masks For Self-Care

“If It Costs You Your Peace, It’s Too Expensive”

How My Brothers Saved Me

Why I Chose To Be Sober

Meet Our New Project Assistant!

kailey with dog in bed

Benefits of Pets On My Recovery Journey

dominique with her siblings

It’s Okay To Ask For Help!

How To Help A Friend Who’s Struggling

Recovery Story Series: Michael S.

My Struggle With Anorexia and Disordered Eating

International Overdose Awareness Day Events in Connecticut

The Turning Point CT Team Shares Their Favorite Quotes

Celebrate Recovery – Young Adult Block Party

LIVE WEBINAR PANEL: Mental Health & Substance Use Recovery Stories

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Join Our Discord!

How Photography Has Helped Me In My Recovery

Vote for the Youth Business Initiative to win the State Farm Neighborhood Assist $250,000 Grant in Norwalk, CT!

Finding the Right Mental Health Care Team

How To Make Your Own Positivity Jar!


journaling for mental health

Journaling for Mental Health

Kids in Crisis

Kids in Crisis

Dissociation: Common Trauma Response

Marijuana Legalization in Connecticut

How Music Has Helped Me In My Recovery

Vacation – Worth The Stress

What is Sensory Overload?

Summer Leadership Program | Make The Road CT

Remembering Amy

What is High Functioning Anxiety?

Register For Our Virtual Book Club!

Check out the second issue of “The TurningPointCT Collection”!


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Q&A with Kailey About Growing Through The Pandemic

First Pride Month

Connect with Ally: Free Peer Support

Emotional Wound Care Guide

What is Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

The Long Journey to My New Major

National Mental Health Action Day

My First Panic Attack

Struggling During The Pandemic

How Mental Illness Is Portrayed In The Media

“Learning to Cope When Things Get Tough”

TurningPointCT Virtual Book Club

growing through it text

Spring 2021 Issue of “The TurningPointCT Collection”




How are You practicing Self Care?

Online and Virtual Opportunities

Have You Seen Our Newsletter Yet?

Stay Strong, High School Seniors!

New Year, Same Me

End of Year Reflections

Peer Drop-In Holiday Hours



John’s Story of Coming to Terms with OCD During the Holidays

Fall 2020 TurningPointCT Internship

Fall 2020 TurningPointCT Internship Application

Student Supports During Covid-19

Student Supports During COVID-19

Just for Today


Coping with side effects

Unexpected Changes In Life

Confidence and Self Esteem in Social Situations.

Working 2 jobs, finding the balance, and what comes along with it!

Unpaid Internship Opportunity!

Warmlines- Give us a call!

Celebrating Small Victories

The Beginning

Changes in School & Work Because of COVID-19

Current Favorite Shows on Netflix?

SMART Recovery During COVID-19

Coping with COVID-19!

What makes you feel alive?

Where to Listen to the TurningPointCT Podcast

Where to listen to the TurningPointCT Podcast

New Year, New Decade

What is Your Favorite Holiday?

What keeps you going?

alternatives to self-harm

Rest in Peace Jonathan

Fun Stuff to do in the Fall!


A New Chapter

Wednesday Words Wisdom

i love being bipolar!

Meme Monday!

you are valid!

Dance: A Healing Mechanism

In Love (V2).


2019 Annual Run in the Pub Fundraiser to benefit!

i’m trying!!!!

a poem for me

note to self:

How to Properly Kick Ass

Star Crossed Lovers

Temper Tantrum


Looking Within

It’s Been A While

Favorite Youtube Channels

One Year Milestone

Summer Socializing

Opioid Treatment for CT young people!

From Convict to College Graduate

Stress Awareness Month

Mental Health video by young adults!

Map at

Mourning the loss of Deron Drumm

1:15am Rumination

Disconnecting for a Connection

If only

Spring is here!!


Calendar for Mental Health Awareness Days: 2019

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Walking Paradox

TODAY: how were you kind? How were you brave? How do you want to do better?

Isolation cycle

Current music obsessions??

Norwalk SMART Teen Group!

Long time, no see!

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week!

"Prognosis: Love" Haiku

Self-Love 2k19!

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Remembering Parkland

Happy Valentine’s… To Yourself!

Reflections on Hailey Nailor’s Death

"Busy" – Overwhelming? or Productive?

Best Places to Eat

Learning to let go.

Pessimist II


Have you ever been Scared… Of yourself?

I will survive… Mother Nature

Advice Vs. Encouragement

I Cried Over Spilled Milk

What are you proud of from 2018?

Best things to do on Winter Break?

Reflecting 2018

Self-Care Checklist for Surviving the Holidays

Weird food

In Everything Give Thanks

Favorite Thanksgiving Dish?!

First Snow Fall

What’s in your playlist?

Music & Emotions//Opening My Library

Crisis Text Line Counselor


CT SMART Recovery Groups

It’s Just Around the Corner…

Stress Diagrams and Stats.

Open Discussion: When Hurt Haunts

Good Enough

Poem: "In Love".

Free-Write: "Null."

Recovery Month Videos

Opioid Treatment for CT young people!

Recovery Month

Music Contest

Fun Fact Friday


Not Getting Notifications From Us?

Virtual Hospital

Client Advisory Board Meeting


Rest in Peace, Mac Miller

Food Issues.

FREE Recovery Coach Training!

The forced Psychiatric Treatment of a Child

Best Young Adult Books of 2018

If I were in the Olympics…

If you could be a cartoon character…

School Stress!

Seize The Awkward

Bullying and Suicide

Hike at Lake Mohegan!

Hike at Lake Mohegan!

21 day anxiety challenge

Goals for the school year

How To Clean Your Wounds

Plans for the Fall

I’m going back to prison

Article "I Want Change"

Getting Adopted!


National Happiness Happens Day

4 Phrases I’m tired of being told when I’m struggling

An Act of Kindness

Keep Fighting!

Once hurt, always hurt?

World Breastfeeding Week

Phone Based Peer Support Training

World Friendship Day

Funny video of the Week!!!

We stand with you, Demi

No limit!

Inspirational Story


Voices 4 Hope


The Impact of a Best Friend

Newport Academy Adventure Camp

A 6 Year chapter is finally over


Love Wins

Highlights from the First half of Summer

National Disability Awareness Day 2018

"Just For Today"

I can’t cope with this

Being Yourself

The days I dreamed of in prison

ice cream

Free Ice Cream Social!

What song…

What is your Greatest Strength?

Never Quit!


Childhood TV Shows

An Prologue to Insanity

Luca demonstrates his Neediness through a Dog

Your Favorite Shows on Netflix

What would you do for free??


What are you proud of yourself for today?

All new This or That!

My Favorite Things in Life

What am I most looking forward to in life?

We are all still Okay!

How I Found the Courage to Heal on My Detour

Rest In Peace, Kate Spade

Pride Month!

Overcoming Trauma Video

Abusing ADHD Meds

13 reasons why

Embracing My Turning Pointe

Loneliness and the Stipulation

This Is America

When the Mask Comes Off

Daily Thoughts

Things You Are Worried About

I’m Working On It

Talking to Death

13 Reasons Why Release Tomorrow

Mental Health Awareness Month

Twenty Years

Intense Feelings

3 Years Time…

What is your favorite Spring/Summertime Activity?

Favorite things to do in the Summer

3 qualities in any relationship

My Humiliation is Finally Over



Check out this inspiring article

My Best Self

Best Compliment Ever Received

Would you Still Love me the Same?

Fight Song

What’s Wrong With Him?

Why is HUMOR a container AND cure-all for Balance, Health and JOY?

Statewide Young Adult Warmline

Forgiving My Younger Self

Scars to Your Beautiful

Plants on your desk= Less stress!

Nothing is Impossible!

Never Give Up!

Personal relationships


My Definition

What’s a lifeline of creativity for you?

What is your fear?

Today my baby walked.

What is your favorite song?

Isolations Belong in the Studio, Not in Our Heads

Celebrities Speak out About their Mental Health

Today, I Was Triggered

Uncomfortable, For Now.

Spring is coming!!!

Anxiety Chart

Natural High

What does a "blip in time" mean to you? How to tell yourself everything passes

The Anchor


Me & My Mental Illness.