Originally from Riverdale, GA, Kenneth struggled with addition on and off for 10 years. Through his commitment to overcome his addition, Kenneth found his way to Phoenix House, where he learned he's been living with undiagnosed bipolar disorder.
After his depression when diagnosed for years, Walter attempted suicide in 2001. Now, finanlly with a diagnosis and the support he receives from Phoenix House, Walter is working on bettering himself and becoming independent.
Konswella is Program Director at Community Friendship and works to provide social and health services at Phoenix House in Atlanta, GA. She shares how supportive services at affordable housing communities are critical, and how they are a catalyst for many residents' growth and success.
Nam fled his home of Saigon in 1975, at the young age of 21 as the Vietnam War came to an end. Nam struggled to find work and stable housing in the United States, leading to an even larger struggle - mental illness.