episode 31:Trevor Gates
Updated: Nov 2, 2018
Trevor Gates is twenty-three years old, from Sylva North Carolina. He attends Southwestern Community College enrolled in the Human Services and Substance Abuse Treatment Programs. He will graduate with both degrees in May of 2019 and transfer to Western Carolina University to study social work, sociology, and psychology. He will be getting his bachelors and masters in social work with a minor in sociology and then a doctorate in clinical psychology. He is a person in long-term recovery from mental illness and disability. He is a person with a "disability" or as he prefers to say “disadvantaged”. He is severely vision impaired, nearly completely blind to be exact. He firmly believe that recovery is a holistic lifestyle that all can find healing and wellness through. His life's purpose is working to improve the quality of life of others.