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Only I Can Define Me: Women and Mental Health

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Addiction, Insecurity, Stress, Sexual Molestation, Dysfunctional Family, Fear, Racism, Co-dependency, Food Addiction, Nightmares, Trauma, Pain, Confusion, Anger Issues, Illogical Thinking, Parenting, Frustration Post-Partum Depression.

Our guest today is the author of newly released book: Only I Can Define Me:  Releasing Shame and Growing Into My Adult Self Dena Sisk Foman. Dena is a practicing attorney, author and speaker. Foman is a passionate advocate for mental health awareness.  She, as a child that survived generations of mental illness and the mother of a child that suffers with bi-polar disorder, gives a much needed voice to families that suffer with mental illness.  It is her goal to educate the public to the plight of mental illness as both a disease that affects individuals and a disease that affects families and communities.

You can find out more about her, this amazing book and her work through at www.createspace.com, www.releasingshame.comand www.amazon.com.  An excerpt of the book can be found on Ms. Foman’s website www.releasingshame.com. On her website, Ms. Foman shares stories weekly of people struggling with issues that they deem shameful or stressful in order to help others know they are not alone in their worries.  Ms. Foman is determined to start a social movement towards talking without fear of judgment.