Author Archives: Mike Alksnis

Meet Marvin Dawkins: Peer Outreach Specialist, Peer Mentor

Marvin made three attempts to leave the nursing facility before he was able to move to his own home in the community. There were many difficulties and complications along the way. At first, the court told Marvin his income was … Continue reading

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IMAGE Center Success Stories: Meet Crystal and Stephanie

(Crystal Brockington left, Stephanie Klima right) BACKSTORY Stephanie is one of the dozens of individuals the IMAGE Center has helped transition from living in a nursing facility to living independently in the community. 8 years ago, Stephanie was placed in … Continue reading

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