For Episode 3 of The Scoop on Mental Health podcast, host Michayla Savitt returns home to hear a very personal story: her own mom’s experience of living with a mental illness for most of her life—but never receiving the right treatment to live life to the fullest. In “I Reached Rock Bottom,” Amy Savitt walks us through the incredibly difficult struggle that finally led her to getting a correct diagnosis and proper treatment. As Amy tells Michayla, “It’s being able to wake up in the morning and look at yourself in the mirror and say, ‘I’m O.K. I’m here for a reason, I’m alive, and I’m gonna make it happen.’”
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Amy Savitt recounts her journey to getting the proper help for her mental illness after being misdiagnosed for almost her entire life.