Strategies for coping with difficult times will be shared at
The program, titled "Bouncing Back: Turning Disasters Into
Opportunities," features a screening of the award-winning short
film Dancing Outside the Box. The film features Ray
Leight, whose near-fatal motorcycle accident left him permanently
in a wheelchair.
"You're 20 years old and think you've got your whole life ahead of
you. The next thing you know, tubes are sticking out of you, and
doctors are telling you they know how you feel. Let me take a
baseball bat to you-then you'll know how I feel," Leight
Leight's months of depression turned toward hope when a friend
invited him to attend a ballroom dancing class.
Participants in the Lifetree program will explore how to overcome
the challenges in their lives by applying the principles learned by