@ah_flow Takes Over Insta Stories for #freeyourmindfriday

It’s #freeyourmindfriday, and Amanda Hirth, the warrior behind @ah_flow, took over our Insta stories to talk all things mental health! Read her story below, and check out our Insta to see what she has to say! I’ve always struggled with anxiety and depressive episodes for as long as I can remember, but for years of my life never put a …

@girlrestore Takes Over Insta to Talk Depression, Anxiety and Eating Disorders

Johna Cheyenne, the warrior behind @girlrestore, took over our Insta Stories for #freeyourmindfriday! Check out her story below and check Insta to follow along! Hey, y’all! I’m Johna. I’m sharing this picture because you can hide anything behind a smile. I struggle with chronic depression and anxiety, disordered eating, and body dysmorphia. I’ve always been a nervous and anxious person, …

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

Meet Chase, a 20-year-old student at Cincinnati Christian University, who is living with bipolar disorder, anxiety, and an eating disorder. She also has experienced depression and suicidal ideation in the past. Chase talks about how her anxiety began in her early school years with bullying and negative comments from her classmates. It gradually progressed until she experienced suicidal thoughts shortly …

@rivertownwellness Takes Over Insta to Talk Family and Individual Counseling

Cody Hanson, MS, LPC, and mental health warrior behind Rivertown Wellness took over our Insta Stories for #freeyourmindfriday! Check out his story below! “Over the years, I have developed a deep love for the city of Cincinnati and a passion to promote wellness here. It was that passion that led me to open Rivertown Wellness as a place to find …

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

Meet Jacqui, a Cincinnati State student studying Paramedic Science, who’s living with depression, anxiety, and borderline personality disorder with a history of suicidal thoughts and self-harm. She remembers the feeling of sadness when she was in Junior High without a “real reason” to justify the sadness. Jacqui wants to send the message that mental illness isn’t something you can just …

Being Exactly Who You Are Is Liberating

by Ivy from Beautifully Simply You Some of the best advice my coach ever gave me was to “Just be Ivy, because Ivy’s pretty great”. He told me this during my junior year of college and it has something that has stuck with me ever since. But even when he told me, I never really knew who Ivy was. My …

Your Advocacy Worked – Mental Health Funding Restored

Thank you, Warriors, for your swift advocacy urging lawmakers to restore the $18 million for K-12 Prevention Education and $18 million for statewide multi-media prevention, treatment, and stigma reduction campaigns.  YOUR ADVOCACY WORKED! Today, the Ohio legislature passed the state operating budget and restored these important investments in mental health and addiction, making these initiatives a priority for the state …