The very best evidence of our success.

Every year, Lindner Center of HOPE treats thousands of patients. And every year inspiring stories of struggle, strength, perseverance and hope emerge. Here are just a few.

Stories of HOPE

Patient stories help us tell others about how Lindner Center of HOPE provides life-changing treatment for people living with mental illness.  Sharing your story gives HOPE to those seeking help. We would love to hear about your personal experience as a patient, family member or donor at Lindner Center of HOPE.

Please send your story to:

Mary Alexander
Lindner Center of HOPE
Development Office
4075 Old Western Row Road
Mason, Ohio  45040

Donjeana recalls starting to feel low in August of 2022. She was feeling more and more depressed. She was initially introduced to Lindner Center of HOPE when she admitted to the Adult North unit in February 2023.
Four days after my third suicide attempt, I was admitting to Lindner Center of HOPE’s residential treatment program. We found Lindner Center of HOPE due to recommendations from my stepmom’s contacts.
Art can be a release when you do not have words, according to Dana. “It can help you let your feelings out. It is a way to convey anger, joy, sadness… Expression of emotion is incredibly important.”
A testimonial from a father whose daughter benefitted from three levels of stabilization at Lindner Center of HOPE. At the age of 14, James’ daughter was exhibiting signs of struggling with her mental health.
"I want to shout from the rooftop to tell anyone suffering from mental illnesses that miracles can happen. Faith, hope, tenacity, and a positive outlook – combined with the most amazing team of doctors, hospitals, new genetic testing, and safe treatments from the miracle of science and innovation are now available to help us conquer the stigma, helplessness and excruciating suffering from depression and other illnesses to make us whole again."
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Record Your Story

Telling your story can give hope to others, help you in your own journey, and demonstrate that mental illness can affect anyone and any family. Our Make Waves initiative allows you to submit an audio recording and lend your voice to our fight to eradicate stigma.