Client Stories

Vinland's whole-person approach to treatment and recovery has a deep impact upon our clients. Read the stories of our former clients and discover how our approach made a difference in their lives.


After surviving a stroke, John was told he might spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair and a nursing home. Today, he has a white belt in taekwondo.


After teaching high school English for 34 years, Karen retired in 2003. A social drinker before retirement, she began drinking heavily to deal with her feelings of boredom and isolation after retiring.


Kerry used meth for 33 years and estimates he went to 15 treatment centers before coming to Vinland Center.


Colette struggled for years with a brain injury, untreated depression, and alcoholism.

Please note: Images are stock photos. Former clients provided Vinland with permission to share their stories.