Kenny was a teenager when he instinctively knew that something was not right with him emotionally. He had no idea what the problem was, but by the time he turned 23 he was having psychiatric symptoms that left him confused and disoriented.November 29th, 2021
Meon learned the hard way that surrounding herself with a good support system and staying busy is critical for managing her bipolar disorder diagnosis. Her mental illness is the result of having experienced a traumatic brain injury when she was very young.November 29th, 2021
Troy has been navigating his mental health and addiction recovery for many years. Having overcome drug addiction at an earlier age, he was teaching at the college level and was working on a PhD in Philosophy when he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. At the time, he was uncertain of what was happening to him.November 29th, 2021
TMWC Member Bonnie defines advocacy as “advancing a specific cause for yourself or a group of people by speaking up or taking necessary action and continuing until all needs are met.” She suggests that one way for an individual to advocate is to be a registered voter. “Your voice is heard when you vote,”November 29th, 2021
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