UrStorytellers Storytelling Training

Storytelling is a training that is facilitated by UrStorytellers and in collaboration with the City of Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS). This training is one of many training’s that has been approved as a required prerequisite for applicants who want to pursue goals of becoming a Certified Peer Specialist. Our goal is to inform the recovery and faith-based communities on how to share their stories in addition to the importance of sharing them in community settings.

2023-07-18T09:39:19-04:00July 18th, 2023|, |

LifeSharing Lunch and Learn

Join Philadelphia IDS and the LifeSharing Committee for an inspiring, informative, and dynamic session. Presenters include LifeSharing Families, LifeSharing Agencies, and IDS. Learn about what is happening in LifeSharing and how you can become involved. Hear family stories of how LifeSharing has had a positive impact in their lives. You don’t want to miss this event.

2023-07-18T09:07:40-04:00July 18th, 2023|, |

Incarceration to Healing, Addiction to Recovery

I am a person in recovery from mental health and substance use disorders. For many years, I carried a good deal of anger and resentment so, instead of addressing my issues, I turned to using drugs. Unlike many others, my addiction began in prison. It happened at one of the lowest times in my life, when I lost my father. Here I was, incarcerated and drugs were available, so I turned to the one thing that I always tried to avoid. In trying to mask my pain there were times [...]

2018-09-14T02:50:29-04:00September 14th, 2018|Addiction & Recovery|
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