I grew up in Christmas Florida and have lived in Florida since I was three years old. I have a brother, sister, mother and nephew and nieces. I enjoy playing piano and guitar. I also have a little turtle rescue farm with aquatic turtles and tortoises.
My sister Jody had schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder from a young age and our family had the difficulty of trying to help and understand what was going on with her back in the 70s and 80s. I didn't understand what was happening or what I should do. So I'm very grateful to get the facts and information from NAMI the last few years. Sadly she died by suicide at age 47 and I wish I knew then what I know now and could have helped her more.
I wanted to be a part of This Is My Brave because mental illness advocacy is my passion. Anything that helps end stigma and educate more about mental illness is for me!
Learning and accepting that I simply have a medical condition has inspired me to look at my depression and anxiety in a realistic way, instead of feeling guilty or embarrassed. I will do what modern medicine and therapy shows is what I have to do to cope with and manage my illness.
I hope the audience can take just one step closer to being free from the stigma and misinformation that is out there about mental illness and also not be afraid to talk openly to each other about it.
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