Green Door is a community program that prepares women and men with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other mental illnesses to work and live independently in the District of Columbia.
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“NOBODY DESERVES TO BE WRITTEN OFF” – DAVID’S STORY ABOUT HOMELESSNESS AND GETTING HELP

Posted on 19th February 2015 homeless cart

By the time I got to D.C., I had been homeless for nearly a year and I was a lot sicker than I was when I first became homeless. I was really becoming what you think of when you think of a stereotypical homeless person – dirty clothes, scraggly beard, greasy hair, smell vaguely of urine, sitting o

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GREEN DOOR LIVING TESTIMONY – 4 WOMEN SHARE THEIR LIFE’S JOURNEY

Posted on 22nd December 2014 Living Testimony Collage

Just before Thanksgiving four women from our Next Step Program (NSP) shared their personal stories with clients and staff in the form of a panel discussion entitled Living Testimony. “When Corrona [a clinician with  NSP] and the women in the “Women’s Rap” group expressed interest in shar

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WE ASKED OUR CLIENTS WHAT ARE THEY THANKFUL FOR – HERE ARE A FEW OF THEIR ANSWERS

Posted on 27th November 2014 Thanksgiving Contest - What Are You Thankful For?

Earnestine: "Green Door because it's helping me overcome challenges and stigma of mental health. I'm improving my self-worth and retooling my education. Now I am getting more respect from my kids and neighbors. Green Door is giving me a chance to grow. I want to help other women around the world wit

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"You can do anything in life...you're gonna have trials and tribulations but with a sober mind and a clear head - and a support system - you can go through anything." — Geraldine M., Green Door client


To hear more from Geraldine, Hilman and Maya who participated in this year's Gala video, please watch the video on the right. (If you have trouble viewing this video, please click on the YouTube icon below the video box.)

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