Tag Archives: mental illness

Yoko Makembe Shares His Battle With PTSD

Yoko Makembe Opens Us About His Battle With PTSD via essay in our Arlington show on March 18th at The Gunston One Theatre. This Is My Brave, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization ( is the leading platform for individuals to share their stories of living successful lives despite a diagnosis of a mental health disorder… Read More »

Stomp Out the Stigma April 16, 2018

My speech at YU’s Active Minds event: Stomp Out the Stigma 2018, describing my family’s journey after my mom’s suicide as well as my experience with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). A call to action on mental health awareness and the destigmatization of mental illness. Source: Youtube

[Throwback June 2017] This is what PTSD looks like.

This was hard. But hopefully it can help someone. Right now, there are one million Australians that live with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. You almost certainly know someone who does. It’s so insidious, and so shameful, and so invisible, that it hides in plain sight. But when scary stuff is talked about, it becomes less scary.… Read More »

SKIING IN A SWIMSUIT FOR MIND CHARITY | MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS | STRONG INDEPENDENT WOMAN

So guys! I did it! I skied down a mountain in the French Alps for Mind Charity! I feel so strongly about this charity after suffering from depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and an eating disorder. Thank you so much for sponsoring me, it means so much to me and many other people. If you would… Read More »

Psychiatric Service Dogs vs Other Service Dogs?

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