Lynn Nanos is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in her eleventh year as a full-time mobile emergency psychiatric clinician in Massachusetts. After graduating from Columbia University with a Master of Science in Social Work, she worked as an inpatient psychiatric social worker for approximately seven years. She is an active member of the National Shattering Silence Coalition that advocates for the seriously mentally ill population. She serves on its Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee committee and co-chairs its Blog committee.
Michael was lost, in the streets and out of control, due to his parents drug and alcohol abuse, as well as childhood physical and sexual abuse. But, he turned his life around and now Michael Maisey is an actor and writer, known for Sparrow's Call, The Basement and Functional. He has been married to Sacha Wright since October 26, 2018. They have two children.
He participates in #TimeForChange Campaign in London.
Warrior Within Men’s Retreat in 2018
He tells more of his story in his book: “My Life on the Streets, In Prison, Out of Control, Making Amends. Young Offender.” Pre order link for book on amazon.co.uk out in July 2019.
Pre order link for the book on amazon.com for buyers in the USA out October 2019.
You don’t want to miss this episode. He’s a powerful warrior and proof that anyone can turn their life around. We’ve all been through hard times, but he faced his hopelessness, near the edge of suicide, in it’s clenches and came out the other side. He’s been a ray of sunshine through his Instagram community and other engagements. I can’t wait to get and read his book. I look forward to working with Michael in the near future.
Amethyst lives with Battered Women’s Syndrome, Borderline Personality Disorder, Complex PTSD and depression. She’s also a mental health advocate and survivor of suicide. Her message is clear in her story, #nothingwasted. She uses all life’s lessons to fight for people living with mental illness and her passion is with the African American community, where she finds stories tend to be hushed and kept secret.
She works with the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention and will be at the May 5th FREE event at the Chicago Heights Recreation Center, 1400 Chicago Rd, Chicago Heights, IL 60411. (Check it out)
Story of the struggles of one young girl, growing up abused in America, later to be diagnosed with Bipolar disorder. She discusses her advocacy for others, as well as her brother who took his life. Listen in and comment on iTunes.
She has been a victim of abuse, discrimination and also faced with abuse from a previous tenant where she lived.
Despite these limitations and constant attacks, she rises above, records videos and writes her stories.