WCMHC’s Wellness Center – Client Success Stories Panel – May 23, 2017

On May 23, 2017, the West Central Mental Health Center (“WCMHC”) celebrated Mental Health Awareness Month with a Re-Grand Opening Celebration for the clinic’s Wellness Center. As a part of the program, five clients of the Center offered the stories of their personal mental health journies and how the Center helped them achieve their personal goals. In this first segment of five, Adrienne Parker offers her personal story of self-discovery, self-love, and triumph.

Next, in the second installment of five, Alberto Chavez offers his personal story of learning to trust, self-discovery, and blossoming into that happy person you look forward to seeing in the hallway.

Next, in the third segment of five, Cedric Wells offers his personal story of discovery, stability, and plans to help others along their way.

Next, in the fourth spot of five, Jewel Akens, Jr. offers his personal story of longevity, mentorship, and helping to create a community that helps others flourish.

Finally, in the fifth and final installment, Don West, Jr. offers his personal story of denial, hiding his true self and the transformation that freed him to live a more productive and balanced life.

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Don West, Jr. is a corporate mystic who enjoys a delectable meal and a stiff Manhattan. Intrigued by the subjects of legacy and success he makes time to explore both. An entrepreneur at heart he thrives on helping individuals and entities grow and transform. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Kay and their adorable little Pekingese - Duchess.

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