Jason S.

Age: 34

Location: California

Injury or relation: C3 – C5 incomplete

Hobbies/Interests: Mindfulness, nature, travel, sports, reading, drawing, volunteering

Why did you become a peer mentor? I became a peer mentor because I would like to be able to pass on many of the skills that I have learned over the last decade plus, that have lead to me finding a healthy place of mental peace and acceptance. I never had a mentor and I struggled for much longer than I needed to with problems that were solvable, but I didn’t have the tools. I want to show others that a disability does not mean you can not live a full, rewarding life. It may be different than what was expected, but different does not mean worse!

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