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My Work


5 Bridges
to Wellness

This novel self-care curriculum is a balanced blend of relatable lived-expertise and accessible evidence-informed approaches and tools. It is disseminated via in-person and virtual workshops and coaching sessions. 


Ally Training

This flagship mental health program contains 3 modules: Self-care, Peer Support and Advocacy, created to  prepare anyone to become a NoStigmas Ally. The program exists as a free online course and facilitated training sessions.

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SPEAK Program

These empowering events serve to break down stigmas and help participants understand that they are not alone in their mental health journey. We prepare presenters to positively share their story with their community at both in-person or virtual events.

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My Un-Suicide Note

An open letter from a friend who doesn’t want to die by suicide, and needs your help

I write this to you now, while I am still (relatively) young and of sound body and mind — because the sad reality is, I may not always be able to hold onto this healthy perspective...

10 mental health tips for the COVID-19 pandemic

That’s why it’s all the more important to remain diligent about the state of our mental health and that of our peers. Here are 10 ideas on ways to connect with one another and find support through this challenging time...

Love Lessons from Jail in Virginia

How my third visit to jail changed everything

My first time in a jail was at two years old — to visit my incarcerated father. Mom was just 22, but this wasn’t her first time and it wouldn’t be her last time visiting him there... 

4 Steps to Giving Great Advice

An Ironic Approach to Being a Guidance Guru

Try as I might to resist the urge to do so, I sometimes still default to that old opinion-dropping habit. On that note, here’s my 4-step plan to giving great advice… can you say irony?



Living With Mental Illness: Let's Talk About Mental Health
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Guy Talk: The Uncomfortable Truth About Mental Health (Extended Version)
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Getting real about brain meds + How I got off of antidepressants
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Mental Health Support Can Come in Many Different Forms
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My Un-Suicide Note | What to do if I am suicidal or in mental health crisis.
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My Top 3 Mental Health Supplements for Depression & Anxiety
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Thriving Through Suicide Loss, Anxiety & Depression
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Food + Mood: The affects of food choices on mental health
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