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Nicole: I Was Diagnosed At 17 With Depression & Anxiety

“Being in this field, there’s a lot of stigma. A lot of clients expect their clinician or therapist to be perfect and to have their life together. In reality, it’s not easy to do that.” “I put a lot of pressure on myself; I go to school, I do acting, I make...

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Nicole: I Thought I Had Social Skill Problems

“I didn’t feel able to communicate with people. There was a lot of rejection towards me because people are super close minded in my country and they have like.. similar personalities.” “There’s a lot of things I do not like about that country; there’s a...

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Whitney Morris: I Had Optic Atrophy (Loss of Vision)

“I had optic atrophy caused by a parasite that was in my blood.” “Basically this parasite caused a lot of nerve damage to the optic nerves behind my eyes which caused me to lose a lot of vision.” Connect with Whitney: View this post on Instagram #fbf to the very...

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Marquis: I Was Molested.. Twice

“Going through that, it was hard. It was hard on me. Being the youngest in my family and not coming clean about it until I was 18.. it was very difficult and hard for me.” “The whole purpose of this is.. anyone that is out there that may be going through any type of...

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Nicole Acquah: I Suffered With An Eating Disorder

“I had no sense of purpose really and very little self worth and understanding of who I was.” “Part of what an eating disorder does is that it really keeps you in shame and secrecy. Most people didn’t know so obviously if people don’t know then they...

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Abigail Schramer: She Made My Life Real, Real Miserable

“I decided to join this thing called tech. Basically what it was is that it build stages for plays.” “There was this one person who thought that she ran the tech crew and she was a senior.” “Things kinda took a turn.. she started to target me basically.. and...

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Isaiah Alvares: I Had A Heart Attack at 19 Years Old

“It’s kind of scary to have a heart attack at 19 because no one really has a heart attack at 19. You’re not supposed to have heart attacks at 19.” “So the doctor was like: yeah we ran some test but you came back negative so everything should be good.. but we...

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