Stepping Over the Stigma: Peggy Wolner
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Posted on Red Wing Republican Eagle (http://www.republican-eagle.com/)
One in five Americans live with a mental health illness. According to National Alliance on Mental Illness statistics, 43.8 million adults experience mental illness in a given year. For Peggy Wolner, national statistics like these have become sacred stories.
"It is hard to come and tell your story," Wolner said, "but it is a powerful thing."
The Red Wing social worker opened her own private practice last May, a seemingly natural progression for Wolner's 36-year career in the field.
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