Leave Your Mark with Vince Cortese

#0093 - Mental Health Advocate/ Anxiety Disorder - Jordan Corcoran

June 30, 2023 Vince Cortese Season 3 Episode 93
Leave Your Mark with Vince Cortese
#0093 - Mental Health Advocate/ Anxiety Disorder - Jordan Corcoran
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In this heartfelt episode, Jordan Corcoran opens up about her personal battle with mental illness and how it inspired her to create Listen, Lucy. 

At just 19 years old, Jordan was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder, leading to feelings of fear, desperation, anger, heartbreak, and isolation. Despite having a supportive network, she struggled to make others truly understand the consuming and life-altering nature of her condition. Recognizing the need for change, Jordan embarked on a transformative journey. Join her as she shares her experiences and discusses the importance of raising awareness about mental health. 
Through Listen, Lucy, Jordan aims to bridge the gap between those who have experienced mental illness and those who haven't, fostering understanding, compassion, and support. 
This powerful story of resilience and personal growth is a testament to the strength of the human spirit and the potential for positive change. Don't miss this inspiring episode that sheds light on the reality of living with mental illness and the power of empathy and connection in overcoming adversity. 

Subscribe to Jordan's channel and join the movement to break the stigma surrounding mental health. Together, we can make a difference.

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Resources Mentioned:

  • Listen, Lucy is a mental health organization that uses lived experiences with mental illness to end the stigma that has stopped so many people from receiving the help they need and deserve. We aim to create a kinder, less judgmental world.
  • #TheAcceptanceMovement is a docuseries that Jordan filmed in 2016 during her first speaking tour across America. She brought a crew with her the footage they captured is captivating, eye-opening and inspiring.
  • Little Lucy is a children's book series written by Jordan. Her first book was aimed at teaching children up to the age of 8 how to feel safe talking about managing their feelings and mental health. Her second book is geared towards ages 6-12 and addresses the important topic of bullying.

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