Living with Mental Illness Does Not Define Me

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Jacqueline Cioffa This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate and author Jacqueline Cioffa about her history of mental health challenges and about some of her current advocacy efforts. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first … Read more…

Your Time to Shine Will Happen

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Suzan Roberts-Skeats This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked Suzan Roberts-Skeats about her history of mental health challenges and about some of her current activities. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware of concerns … Read more…

Learning to Enjoy the Present

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Theresa Larsen This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate and author Theresa Larsen about her son’s mental health challenges and their effect on the family. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started noticing concerns related to … Read more…

I Am Enough

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Brian Cuban This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate and author Brian Cuban about his history of mental health challenges and about some of his current advocacy work. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming … Read more…

You Can Thrive in Your Recovery

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Rob Houston This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked Rob Houston about his history of mental health challenges and about some of his current activities. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware of concerns related to your … Read more…

Finding a Sense of Peace

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Suzy Favor Hamilton This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked Suzy Favor Hamilton, former Olympic athlete, best-selling author of “Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running from Madness,” and mental health advocate to share a little about her journey and … Read more…

Two Awesome Aussie Advocates!

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Stefani Caminiti and Lauren Breen This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked Australian mental health advocates (and best friends) Stefani Caminiti and Lauren Breen to talk about their extensive involvement in several innovative mental health advocacy initiatives. … Read more…

It’s More Than OK to Ask for Help

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Aidan O’Connell This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate Aidan O’Connell about his history of mental health challenges and about some of his current advocacy work. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming … Read more…

Don’t Give Up On Your Dreams

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Dave Wise This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate Dave Wise about his history of mental health challenges and about some of his current advocacy work. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming … Read more…

You Can Feel Good Again!

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Michelle Noller This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked Michelle Noller about her history of mental health challenges and how things are going for her lately. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware of … Read more…

Accepting All the Parts of Myself

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Lisa Tobe This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked writer and consultant Lisa Tobe about her history of mental health challenges. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware of concerns related to your mental health. How did … Read more…

Recovery is a Process

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Rose Lockinger This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate Rose Lockinger about her history of mental health challenges and about some of her current advocacy work. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware … Read more…

My Journey to Mental Health

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Rebecca Lombardo This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked author, blogger, and mental health advocate Rebecca Lombardo about her history of mental health challenges and about some of her current advocacy activities. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first … Read more…

Gratitude for the Good Things in My Life

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Rebecca Chamaa This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked author and blogger Rebecca Chamaa about her history of mental health challenges and about some of her current advocacy work. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware … Read more…

Open Doors to a Life You Will Cherish

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Brittany Burgunder This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked author and mental health advocate Brittany Burgunder about her history of mental health challenges, her memoir and about some of her current advocacy activities. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about your childhood and … Read more…

Believe In Yourself

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Krista Pylkki This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate Krista Pylkki about her history of mental health challenges and about some of her current advocacy work. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware of concerns … Read more…

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