The adult men and women served by AAH vary greatly in intellect, skill and educational level as well as age and experience. They come from a variety of backgrounds as well as various family interactions. Their situations are unique. Each man and each woman has entered the mental health system at different times in their lives. However, each person has the ability and strength inside to become an independent, strong and contributing member of society; complete with friends and social interactions, employment, and a place to live they can call their own. By addressing each person as a distinctive individual, AAH can address their specific needs and circumstances and encourage their unique interests and talents in a manner that promotes their recovery.