Jumoke Kolawole and her family fled for their lives and arrived in the U.S. with what they could fit in their suitcases. Having been torn away from her friends, family and home, Jumoke found herself struggling to adapt to the pressures of building a new life in a new world where she was surrounded by the unfamiliar and further isolated by the pandemic. That’s when her depression overwhelmed her. This is Jumoke’s story of breaking through the stigma and finding help and healing. If you or a loved one is seeking mental health treatment or additional information on mental health, visit our website at NAMI.org. Call our HelpLine at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) – open Mon-Fri from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET Text “NAMI” to 741-741 – Available 24/7 Visit us online at nami.org. Find your local NAMI at nami.org/findsupport NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
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