Empowered

Thrival to Survival

Survival to Thrival Casting Call


Would you like to help positively shape the outcome of others’ mental health journeys by sharing your personal story of “not just surviving, but thriving’”in recovery? All mental health stories have value! They allow us to relate and connect. Sharing your story can also help others feel less isolated, especially peers with limited resources or in rural communities. Your lived experience, coping skills, approach and narrative could offer insight and options others may not have considered. 

Are you ready to tell your story of empowerment?

Check all boxes you can relate to.


Write Your Thrival Story

Type (or copy and past) your Thrival Empowerment story below by completing the form.


Need guidance on how to tell your story?

Check out SAMHSA’s “Share Your Story How-to-Guide for Digital Storytelling” https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/programs_campaigns/brss_tacs/samhsa-storytelling-guide.pdf 


Send Story by email

If you prefer to send your story via email, you may send a summary of your mental health lived experience (1000 words or less) to the Program Director at this email.

Dalana Willis Brooks, MS, CPS, CPTSD
Program Director 

For additional questions or details email the Program Director here.

Wings Across Alabama is 501(c) peer run mental health advocacy organization whose programs utilize peers as a central approach to recovery, Wings understands the unique challenges of mental health because they lived it, developed coping skills for overcoming and have been able to sustain recovery for meaningful, fulfilling lives. 

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