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Joey’s ethnic and sexual identity led him to fear disapproval from his family and everyone in his life. This internal struggle led to depression, self-harm, suicidal ideation, anxiety, and panic-attacks. Through therapy, Joey found recovery and happiness with himself and his life.
Growing up always having to present a happy face, yet living with self-doubt, guilt, and an intense fear of abandonment, Brooke coped by self-harming and substance misuse. After receiving multiple mental health diagnoses, included anxiety, bipolar, and body dysmorphia disorder, Brooke’s recovery led to self-love, consistency, and knowing she is always worthwhile.
The pressure felt by the daughter of ethnic cultures striving to be the “all-American girl” coupled with a family history of mental illness and traumatic events had Katya experience depression, anxiety, and negative coping. Now healthy and accepting of herself, Katya empowers others to become the same.
His perfect life and go-with-the-flow attitude in high school did not follow him to college, where Lucas developed depression that became so severe he couldn’t eat. Recovery inspired him to help other teens having the same experience, letting them know there is always hope, and that there is a wonderful life on the other side of depression.
As a student-athlete experiencing depression, anxiety, and suicide ideation, Andrew was able to find recovery through psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and positive coping skills.
Difficult experiences in high school turned this student-athlete to feeling worthless and mentally abusing himself. Scott turned his world around by harnessing the power of positive self-talk and incorporating positivity into his life, now helping others discover that thoughts are just as important as actions.