Sometimes I don’t want to deal with my life. It hurts too much. He doesn’t see me. I don’t want to talk about it. I don’t want to speak, see, feel, love, hate, be, eat, see, feel, touch or taste the way my feelings are. I am shutting down from you, and I’m inside a cocoon. I don’t want…
Sarah Fader is the CEO and Founder of Stigma Fighters, a non-profit
organization that encourages individuals with mental illness to share
their personal stories. She has been featured in The NY Times, The
Washington Post, The Atlantic, Quartz, Psychology Today, The
Huffington Post, HuffPost Live, and Good Day New York.
Sarah is a native New Yorker who enjoys naps, talking to strangers,
and caring for her two small humans and two average-sized cats. Like
six million other Americans, Sarah lives with panic disorder. Through
Stigma Fighters, Sarah hopes to change the world, one mental health
stigma at a time.