@mentallywhole Takes Over Our Insta to Share Her Journey

Ashley Nelles, the warrior behind the Instagram account @mentallywhole, will be taking over our Insta Stories today to share her mental health journey! Happy Friday! “I don’t remember a time when I didn’t struggle with my mental health. As a child, it was separation and anxiety. I began therapy in elementary school and again in middle school. I started antidepressants …

Caitlin Takes Over Our Insta as She Celebrates Over One Year Sober

Hey all! My name is Caitlin, and I am a grateful, recovering alcoholic. My one year sobriety date was June 25, 2019. Along with the addiction I have been battling, I have also dealt with mental health disorders as long as I can remember, going back into my teen years. Severe depression, anxiety, panic attacks, eating disorders, as well as …

Local Therapist Takes Over Our Insta to Share Her Story

The local therapist behind the Insta account, @ResiliencyinBloom takes over our Gram stories this week and shares how she found her calling to “travel” along with others through their mental health journeys. Hi All- My name is Ashton and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the Cincinnati area, working primarily with teenagers and adults. In my “free time”, I …

Love & Life Podcast Host Takes Over Our Insta

We’re excited to announce that the inspirational Dr. Karin is taking over our Instagram this Friday!  Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell is a psychologist, author, international speaker, musician, and host of the podcast, Love & Life. Her writing, speaking, podcasting, and Instagramming delves into all the good stuff—how to have true intimacy in romantic relationships, more meaningful friendships, healthier family connections, and …

Your Disorder Does Not Define You

Erin is taking over our Instagram this week to talk eating disorder recovery and how your disorder does not define you. Daughter. Sister. Friend. Athlete. Funny. Relentless. Intelligent. Unique. Outgoing. Fearless. These are just a few words that define me. A few words that no longer do? Scared. Disordered. Sick. Worthless. From end of high school to sophomore year in …

The Minds Behind ‘You Are Not Alone Murals’ Takeover Our Insta

Samantha Schutz and Annica Lydenberg are the co-creators of the You Are Not Alone Murals which launched across New York City in May 2019, timed to coincide with Mental Health awareness month. Always fierce supporters of each other professionally and personally, Samantha and Annica found an intersection of their creative passions in the murals project, which offers support to anyone who feels misunderstood, …

Local Teacher Takes Over Insta to Talk Mental Health

Nicci, a local middle school teacher pursuing her master’s degree shares her story and takes over our insta this week!  I am currently getting my masters in Organizational Leadership with hopes to work for a nonprofit or business in the near future. I myself have struggled with mental illness from the age of 12. Between dealing with anorexia, anxiety, and …

Children’s Mental Health Advocate, Julia Paxton, Takes Over Our Insta

We were so excited to have Julia Paxton, who’s been featured on the Today Show, take over our insta stories this week. See a small piece of her story below. I am a social work student at Ohio State University and a patient advocate with Nationwide Children’s Hospital. I have struggled with mental illness from a very young age, and …

Pediatric Behavior Consult President Takes Over Instagram to Share Tips on Parenting Toddlers

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Michelle Tangeman, provides behavioral and psychological services in the Los Angeles area. She’s joining us in the afternoon (from the west coast) for #freeyourmindfriday to share her personal and professional story about mental health. Michelle is the founder and president of @Pediatric_Behavior_Consult, as a resource to support not just …