Lily Cornell Silver, mental health activist and daughter of the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, recounts her less-than-conventional childhood — on the road, missing school to go to rock concerts, and learning to play poker on the Alice in Chains tour bus. Lily talks candidly about her early introduction to the world of mental health, after a harrowing panic attack at just 12-years-old. “I felt the heat flood my body. I was sweating. I was shaking. And my 12-year-old brain immediately went to, like, I have a brain tumor or like there's something wrong with my heart or like I'm literally about to die.” Plus, how the pandemic inspired her to start Mind Wide Open, her IGTV interview series about mental health.
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Interested in learning more about Lily Cornell Silver? Check out the links below:
Learn more about Lily’s interview series Mind Wide Open: https://mindwideopenproject.com/
Read Rolling Stone’s profile on Lily, mental health, and the Mind Wide Open project: https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/lily-cornell-silver-mind-wide-open-interview-1040021/
Watch Lily’s interview with Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder: https://www.instagram.com/p/CEQt6krHyix/
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