I Was Born Afraid – Jenny Jaffe
The comedic writer/performer and mental health advocate who started Project UROK www.projecturok.org shares about the tremendous support she received from her family when depression anxiety and OCD had her close to suicide by age 10, and even more despondent from 15-17. Her story is a great example of parental support, the power of coping skills, and proof that even people from safe supportive homes with no trauma in their lives can suffer from mental illness because the issue is often one of chemical imbalance.
Check out her Facebook page www.facebook.com/jennyjaffe
Visit her website www.theJennyJaffe.com
And of course check out www.ProjectUROK.org
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