@alliesarticulations Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Allie Owen, the Warrior behind @alliesarticulations, took over our Insta stories to talk all things mental health! Check out her bio below, and head over to Insta to see what she had to say! A blessed child of God who is just finding her way. Graduate of Xavier University and Highlands High School. Lover of art, …

I’m Jadyn and This Is My #iAM1N5 Journey…

Jadyn shares her story on living with depression and bipolar disorder and how her diagnosis isn’t defining her.  Jadyn says, although it was hard admitting she needed help, talking to her therapist really started to change her path and make a difference. She wants everyone to know that it’s okay to get help, you can have feelings and it’s okay …

Dr. Finch Discusses Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder on #FreeYourMindFriday

With a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Dr. Hayden Finch is passionate about understanding and treating schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other severe and persistent mental illnesses.  In addition to developing outpatient and residential treatment programs for severe mental illness in graduate school, she was involved in mental health policy and legislation advocacy.  During her clinical internship, …

So Much More Than My Diagnosis

Carrie from carrie.happyhealthyblog shares her story. I was born very sensitive and empathetic, full of emotions. So at 5, I began to develop feelings of low self-worth and self-esteem as my parents began their long and brutal divorce. The divorce between my parents led me to grow up living two different lives as I visited each household which ran polar …

I’m Lauryn and this is my 1N5 journey…

(*Trigger Warning*) Meet Lauryn Powers, a brave Wright State University student, sharing her story about living with bipolar II disorder, suicidal thoughts, and self-harm. She shares how her dealing with her mother’s mental illness and the loss of her grandfather impacted her life and led to her seeking professional help for her mental health at the Lindner Center of Hope.

I’m Allie and this is my 1N5 journey…

Meet Allie. She’s currently living with anxiety and depression and has also been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Allie is incredibly brave to talk openly about her mental health journey, what it’s like to get help and the comfort in joining others in recovery that understand exactly what you’re going through.

The First Break…

My name is John Medl, and I live with mental illness. I am 36 years old, living in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 2004, I graduated from The University of Dayton, where I earned a degree in psychology. I was first diagnosed with bipolar I disorder with psychotic features in July of 2006. July 31, 2006 seemed like it would be a …

Ohio State Student, Brooke Kelly, Shares Her Journey with Bipolar I Disorder at 2018 Spring4Life Event

Last Saturday, we were so honored to have The Ohio State University student and Mariemont City Schools graduate, Brooke Kelly speak about her journey, the spiral, the people that helped her seek treatment, and the continuing need for empathy in our society. To share the details of her story with such vulnerability and honesty, Brooke proved that she is living beyond her diagnosis on …