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…

Shatter the Stigma

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

I’m Working on a New Me

Stories of Hope: Laura Marchildon This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate Laura Marchildon to share her story about her history of mental health challenges and some of her current advocacy work. Here’s Laura’s story: My name is Laura Marchildon and I have Bipolar Disorder. My mental health … Read more…

Whatever Is Happening Will Pass

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Ben Scanlan This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked Ben Scanlan 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 mental … Read more…

There’s a Rainbow Waiting for You

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Richard Brea This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate Richard Brea 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 aware of concerns related to … Read more…

Recovery is a Journey, not a Destination

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Jim Buchanan This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate Jim Buchanan 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…

“Stories of Hope” – Behind the Scenes

Perhaps you’re already familiar with my “Stories of Hope” series, in which I interview people who have dealt with mental health challenges and who share the lessons they have learned through their journey. I’ve completed and published several Stories of Hope interviews; you can click here to see and read them all. I think you’ll … Read more…

Musings of a Mental Health Hero

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Christina Huff This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health advocate Christina Huff about her history of mental health challenges and about some of her current advocacy work. Here’s our interview: DS: How did your mental health concerns develop? What … Read more…

Finding Meaning in My Life

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Kelly Davis This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, mental health advocate Kelly Davis graciously offered to share about her personal mental health challenges and her current activities. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware of concerns related to your mental … Read more…

Learning a New Way of Living

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Belinda Bennetts This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, author and coach Belinda Bennetts graciously offered to share about her personal mental health challenges and her current activities. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about your first awareness of concerns related to your mental health. How did these … Read more…

Your Life Is Worth Fighting For

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Allison Williford This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked author, blogger and advocate Allison Williford about her own mental health challenges and what’s she up to now. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware of concerns related … Read more…

Don’t Give Up!

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Neesa Suncheuri This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked mental health peer specialist Neesa Suncheuri about her personal journey with mental health challenges and about some of her current work in peer support. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first … Read more…

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