@awarenesstomentalhealth Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Christian Hall, the founder of @awarenesstomentalhealth on Instagram, celebrated his birthday by taking over our Insta stories to talk about his mission to spread mental health awareness and positivity. Check out his bio below! Christian is the Founder of Awareness To Mental Health, a global community organization that is bringing awareness to mental health through messages …

Two-Part Takeover Kicks Off Race Week

To kick off this year’s Warrior Run Virtual Race Week, we had a super special two-part takeover for #freeyourmindfriday! Brooke Kelly and Emma Benz took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and what the Warrior Run means to them. Check out their bios below! Brooke’s story: The Warrior Run each year marks another year I have stayed …

@anstehling Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Anna Stehling, a senior at the University of Tennessee who lives with anxiety and depression, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and suicide prevention. Check out her bio below! I’m a senior at the University of Tennessee. I have lived with anxiety and depression for 7 years. I hope to exude honesty …

@positivitywithcaroline Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Caroline McKeown, the creator of @positivitywithcaroline, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health for teens. Check out her bio below! Hi everyone!!! My name is Caroline McKeown, I’m 16 years old, and I’m a junior at Saint Ursula Academy. I started my account @positivitywithcaroline to hopefully add some light into others days, while …

DBT Psychotherapist Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Meghan Schafer, a psychotherapist specializing in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and therapy. Check out her bio below! My name is Meghan Schafer, and I am a daughter, sister, friend, and licensed psychotherapist living in Los Angeles. I grew up in Colorado and Nebraska, spending nearly all …

Youth Mental Health Advocate Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Maria Barrios, the warrior behind @kidscopingwithanxiety, took over our Insta stories to talk about parenting kids with mental illness and stopping the stigma. Check out her bio below! My name is Maria Barrios, I am a mom of 2 kids (11-year-old boy and 8-year-old girl). I decided to create @kidscopingwithanxiety because I believe that the more …

School Counselor Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Tonyette White, a high school counselor, took over our Insta stories to talk about student mental health. Check out her bio below! Hi! My name is Tonyette and I am a high school counselor in central Virginia. I attended the University of Virginia, and I  graduated in 2013 with my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and …

Counselor Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Taylor Harvey, the mental health warrior behind Instagram’s @thelotusproject_, took over our Insta stories to talk about stopping the stigma surrounding mental illness. Check out her story below! I began my fight with depression and anxiety in 2016 when I was 22 years old. I can’t even count the number of different programs, therapies, and medications …