“I’m trying to advocate for men […] who would like to seek service, as best as I can.”
A veteran psychiatric nurse, Jim has transformed the trauma of the boarding school rape that scarred his childhood, turning it into compassion and insight that serves others in pain.1in
“It’s a great way to use the lessons learned in life to help other people, to raise awareness, and to be creative.”
“He could not beat me, because he couldn’t reach all of me… who I really am, my core.”
His openness to others, his capacity to listen to his inner voice, and the loving support of family have nurtured Lamarkus on the path to recovery.
Today, through writing and counseling, Joel is on the mend, and he and his wife, Amy, are closer than ever.
After many years in addiction and in prison, Joe has been clean since 2007 and is looking forward to the publication of his memoirs.
Abused by a family member, John found support and love in his family and a path toward healing the legacies of his stolen childhood.
John promised that if he received help he would devote himself to helping other children who suffered abuse.
“I can talk about it. It’s still really painful…but if I keep talking about it, something will click…”
It took years, and hard work to tame his drinking and his anger, but today Julian can enjoy simple and profound pleasures, like holding his son and watching him grow.
Abused by an uncle, but never disconnected from his family’s love, Julio found the strength and courage to forgive.
“I would sit in church by myself… and I would just pray that I would find an angel.”
“It happens to everybody from all walks of life […] You can have a great life, and there’s support, there’s people there who will help you.”
Ken fought the world – literally and figuratively – until he found his way into a peer support group for male survivors, and he has never looked back.
A deep spiritual connection, inner strength, and intelligence have guided Hart from severe trauma to a present filled with compassion and professional accomplishment.