b'SETTING ANDWithout Neponset River House I wouldnt be here today.MEETING GOALS,Were continually in awe of Marisol! Joininghappy because its her moms favorite store.) ONE BY ONE Riversides Neponset River House at age 24,And Sols very first performance evaluation over the past four years Marisol (she prefersyielded a glowing review!Sol) has made amazing progress in multiple areas of her life.At the time she set severalSol notes that Dual Recovery Anonymous was goals: obtain her GED (working on itanother important connection she made at expected in spring 2022), create a more stablethe Clubhouse, giving her a framework for life away from inpatient psychiatric care (itsrecovery and broadening her network ofnow been over a year) and make friends (thissupport. She also practices martial arts and is she has doneask anyone at the Clubhouse!). studying to get her ServSafe certification to open up more job opportunities. PaulAs she describes it, I had to make some McAlarney, assistant program director at behavioral changes to be a better person. Neponset River House, enthused that Marisol has had one of the steadiest recoveries we In May 2021 we covered Marisols story in ourhave seen!website blog when Clubhouse staff helped Marisol landed her job with support from a Riverside Clubhouse her obtain a dream jobworking at a horseBuilding confidence, relationships, andfarm, which brought her back to activities personal empowermentthese are the things she enjoyed in childhood.With growing she is grateful to have found among the staff confidence and skill, next she worked withand friends at Neponset River House. one of our employment coordinators to landa job at the Norwood Food Pantry, andultimately a cashier position at Ocean State Job Lot. (This position makes her especially 4 The four Riverside Clubhouses offer people with mental illness hope and the opportunity to achieve their full potential through recovery and employment. Members become part of a successful, stigma-free community, restoring and building their self-esteem and dignity.'