June Reister Shares Her Story About Sexual Abuse and PTSD – This Is My Brave Chicagoland 2017



“This Is My Brave – the Show” – May 2017 Valparaiso, IN (Chicagoland). Performance – bringing mental illness and mental health issues into the spotlight through creative expression live on stage. {http://thisismybrave.org} In this video, June Reister shares her essay, “Spiraling Life,” about dealing with sexual abuse, depression, and PTSD.

National sponsor: Alkermes {http://alkermes.com}
National sponsor: Talkspace – “Therapy for All” {http://talkspace.com}
National sponsor: Lundbeck {http://lundbeck.com/global}

Producers: Becky and Jerry Jascoviak and Angie Lowe
May 21, 2017
Memorial Opera House
Special thanks to: Memorial Opera House Staff and Volunteers, Ken Siegfried, Short & Sweet Photography, and Jenni’s CuppyCakes

Local Sponsors: NIETF, Indiana Dunes, Porter County Community Foundation

This Is My Brave, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (http://thisismybrave.org) is the leading platform for individuals to share their stories of living successful lives despite a diagnosis of a mental health disorder through artistic expression (spoken word poetry, original music and essay readings) on stage in front of a live audience. We’re opening up the conversation about mental health disorders in communities all across the country and beyond via our YouTube channel.

We’re shining a light on mental illness because it has been in the dark too long. We’re ending mental illness stigma, one story at a time.

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