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Struggling at Sea: Finding My Mental Health Compass

Nasserra Robinson enlisted when she was just 18, only to find herself at sea facing her own mental health struggles and finding it difficult to get the help that she needed. This is the story about how Nasserra grew to better understand her PTSD, depression and anxiety and become an advocate on a mission to help other service members, veterans and their families find their own path to recovery. For support health, wellness and recovery resources for veterans, military service members, and their families visit

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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.