Judy Jones made a decision to get her life back during her time at Winnebago Mental Health Institution. She is shown here with her husband, Woody.
Recovery is an amazing concept - as professionals we never know when, where or why it will happen but when we see it, we live off the energy it gives us.
It is often a combination of "the system" creating an environment that believes in people's strengths and then building on them. In this story it is about affirming the feisty, determined personality already in place and letting the journey of life take over.
This was the conversation Judy Jones, her husband Woody and I had one August Sunday afternoon at Benvenuto's restaurant in Beaver Dam. ...