Chastity Shares Her #iAM1N5 Journey…

This week for Warrior Wednesday, Chastity Haxton, a retired college athlete, cheerleading coach, graduate student, friend, and mental health advocate shared her #IAM1N5 story of living with generalized anxiety disorder, depression and PTSD. She talks about how being a competitive athlete impacted her mental illnesses causing her to struggle with eating disorders and Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Follow along to see …

Jack Shares His #iAM1N5 Journey

This week for Warrior Wednesday, Jack Browner, an older brother of five, friend, boyfriend, dog owner, and want-to-be golf pro, shared his #iAM1N5story of living with generalized anxiety disorder, depression, substance abuse disorder, and his experience with a suicide attempt. He talked about how his symptoms started in high school, culminating with a 2-week stay at an inpatient facility when …

Meagan’s #iAM1N5 Journey…

Happy #WarriorWednesday! Meet Meagan Connley, an introvert, highly sensitive person, cat mom, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She is sharing her #iAM1N5 journey of living with anxiety and her experience with depression and eating disorders. Meagan remembers her eating disorder starting in high school. Her parents noticed a change in her behavior and appearance, and they got help for …

Arlo Shares Her #iAM1N5 Journey…

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Arlo Speaking, a 22-year-old singer-songwriter and university student, shared her #iAM1N5 journey of living with an anxiety disorder, ADHD and a bug phobia. At age 9, Arlo and her family moved to a new town with a new school, and that’s when she began to develop acne. She says living with acne on top of meeting …

Christa Shares Her #iAM1N5 Journey…

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Christa Estes Smith shared her #iAM1N5 journey of losing her husband to suicide. Check out her story below, and if you would like to share your story, send us a message on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter! I’ve never thought of myself as a warrior but after forgiving my husband Scott for taking his life, I did …

Todd Shares His #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Todd, a student of human and social sciences, creative writer and poet, and believer in Christ. Todd is sharing his #iAM1N5 journey of living with anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and addiction. As a child coming from an abusive household, Todd remembers being angry a lot. Later in life, he spent time in and out of prison, which is where …

Erin Shares Her #FindYourPath Story

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Erin Horn shared her #FindYourPath story. Her family has been participating in the Warrior Run since 2017, and they run in honor of her brother, who lost his years-long battle with substance abuse as a result of underlying mental health conditions. Erin’s family loves to participate in the Warrior Run because they feel it’s a great …

Ellie Shares Her #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Ellie Kraft, a mother of three boys and high school guidance counselor who is sharing her story of living with anxiety and experiencing depression in the past. She recalls beginning to experience depression and anxiety in her teenage years and both resurfacing again when she had twin boys at age 30. She reached out to her doctor and got …

Mindy Shares Her #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Mindy, a high school English teacher, deep thinker, coffee drinker, and outdoor enthusiast. For #WarriorWednesday, she is sharing her story of living with anxiety disorder and OCD. She was diagnosed about 15 years ago, and she said her symptoms came on very suddenly. While in a meeting, she began having intrusive thoughts and a panic attack. Not knowing what was …

Chris Shares His Story for Men’s Mental Health Week

This week on #WarriorWednesday, Chris Wood shared his mental health journey living as a trans man for Men’s Mental Health Week. Chris lives with generalized anxiety, major depression, and PTSD. He says going to therapy helps him work through his mental illness, and he wants anyone else who may be struggling out there to know that you are not alone! …