Beth Burgmeyer tells a moving story of how she never dreamed that her beautiful, bright, sensitive, compassionate daughter would want to die. Beg to die. That every moment of the last few months would be dedicated to keeping her daughter alive.
Chris Worfolk knows how much it sucks to be constantly worried and consumed by “what ifs”. However, he has found positives in living with anxiety.
Dennis Simsek, known as The Anxiety Guy on the #1 health podcast of the same name, shares his personal story of how anxiety impaired his training as a professional tennis player to the point that he was considering suicide. It was from that point of no return that he found an answer.
Seth Garland couldn’t get support on the US medical assistance program for his crippling anxiety — it would be six months before he was even evaluated. Without any type of medical support, his only alternative was to go to a hospital when he had a severe panic attack. He shares his horrific experience with the abysmal care he received.
Irving Schattner shares his experience with anxiety and depression and how showing up at support group one day changed his life.
Sam shares his experience with anxiety and depression as a teen. He is now doing his part to raise awareness and sometimes he just wishes people would understand.
When people hear the term “OCD” they often do not visualize the internal battle, the root of the rituals and the fixations. They don’t visualize the torment that leads people to say things repeatedly, to write things repeatedly, and to turn lights off and on repeatedly, in order to achieve a sense of relief from the responsibility of ensuring that something is done “just right”. To quiet the anxiety of doom. Shana Herron wants to shed light—to pull back the curtain–on this aspect of obsessive compulsive disorder. She wants to reveal her struggle.