Vincent is from Montana, lives in New York and suffers from 7 mental health disorders. He shares the experience of the trauma he faced from "911" his depression and anxiety.
Alice Pirola discusses the experience of abuse during her childhood and how her life was thrown for a loop for making what she thought was the right decision. The outcome of all of this would lead to a Borderline Personality Disorder. She suffers anxiety, depression, OCD and PTSD as well and has not only become an advocate for mental illness, she's a speaker for NAMI. She's also publishing a book this year, "Searching For Grey," which can be used by clinician's, family members of sufferers of mental illness.
She is a speaker during her NAMI meetings and also participates on the website "The Mighty," which is a website forum for the advocacy of mental health sufferers.
~A New Dawn
Nate Roeder shares his story of late onset bipolar, substance abuse and the PTSD he received after his horrific episode a few weeks back. He is also a blogger and mental health advocate.
He’s working on writing down poetry and his journey, you can find him at: https://www.instagram.com/nate.roeder/
Episode 17 - Nate's podcast story
~ A New Dawn