Keaton discusses his rapid diagnosis and coming to terms with treatment over the years. After his 5th hospitalization he was left wondering if the was any hope of success but thankfully encountered a doctor who would listen to what he had to say. Today he has been stable for 4 years and continues a successful treatment schedule.
Andrew discusses his story of accepting that help may come in unexpected forms. Initially feeling that the help via the secular world was rejecting his faith. Currently he does not officially have a diagnosis but he has started seeking professional help and is thankful for where he is at today.
Cayleigh discusses her story of growing up in a supportive environment and still being thrown off when her diagnosis came. Though Initially feeling like a failure and hiding from her close network, she later learned is it okay to share, and that there is support in being open.
Sio discusses his challenges — and his success — in eventually embracing his true self, including his journey through trauma, depression, his Asperger’s diagnosis, and his recognition of his gender identity.
Jef shares his story of living with major depressive disorder (MDD). From experiencing self-harm as a troubled adolescent and attempting to find meaning in unhealthy relationships, to discovering a love of learning that gave him purpose and hope for the future — Jef’s journey is about accepting the fight and finding value in helping others.
This episode is a preview of the upcoming season of the You Don’t Fight Alone podcast. We share a glimpse of our first 5 episodes. Episode 1 will be published on 10-10-2018.