During the late teenage years, I encountered challenges where I experienced a combination of mental health disorders. I am currently going through the recovery process. With the onset of these disorders, I have been challenged with something I feel that is of great importance to many individuals, which would be functioning with a standard of independence. I am.
One of the obstacles I face deals with finances and learning to count money. As a female, I enjoy shopping but I have had assistance in the past when finalizing my purchase. My treatment team thought it best that I enroll in a day program where I could develop these skills. While attending this program, I have learned to count money and developed the skills to do so. Also, I am currently learning to budget my finances to know how much I have to spend and what is within my means.