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Turning Point Center Masks 

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Cathy Resmer
Glasgow's own addiction mask depicts her depression and suicidal ideation. Glasgow's addiction mask has hair made of black and red yarn, with rocks tied to the ends, to convey the feeling of "being weighted down." "I need vigilance in my life so I don't go back here," she said. "Turning Point is part of my vigilance."
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