Jay Shifman’s story of how he has become an accomplished speaker and storyteller is one of triumph over a mental health misdiagnosis and addictions.
Jay touches upon how a medical misdiagnosis combined with prescription he did not need, contributed to his substance misuse.
Jay shares how he hit rock bottom and attempted suicide (unsuccessfully) twice and how he decided to turn his life around.
Jay also discussed the lengthy process he endured to become a recovering substance misuser and how he helps others today in similar situations.
Jay will provide some tips on how you can get help if you are experiencing a mental health crisis, what you can do if someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis and how mental health services could improve.
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