Tag Archives: Mental Health

Mental Health Advocate and Author Achea Redd is Today’s Honoree

In early 2016, Achea Redd was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. After hiding her condition out of fear and shame, Achea quickly realized it was only getting worse, affecting her physically to the point of a nervous breakdown. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Angel Faces Founder Lesia Cartelli is Today’s Honoree

We live in a society of selfies and status postings; how you look can dramatically affect your self-esteem more than ever before. But add to that being mauled by a raccoon, or left for dead in a horrific house fire, … Continue reading

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Devereux Georgia Advisory Board Chair Hank Booth is Today’s Honoree

As a young boy growing up in the 1960s and ‘70s in Nashville, Tenn., Hank Booth struggled emotionally and socially, while searching for answers to questions such as: Who am I and what is my purpose in life? When Booth … Continue reading

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Windpact Chief Executive Officer Shawn Springs is Today’s Honoree

Former All-Pro NFL cornerback, Shawn Springs is the CEO and FOUNDER of Windpact, Inc.. Windpact’s patented “Crash Cloud” technology was born out of a desire to minimize sports-related concussive head trauma. Shawn was inspired to launch the company after observing the performance of his … Continue reading

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Author Amy Mangan is Today’s Honoree

Sitting in her parked car in front of the lake, Amy Mangan watched as the sun sank and the water rippled, as if it were waving to invite her in. All she needed to do was put her car into … Continue reading

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Mental Health Expert Mike Veny is Today’s Honoree

Mike Veny is one of America’s leading mental health speakers and high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator. He’s the author of the book Transforming Stigma: How to Become a Mental Wellness Superhero. He delivers educational, engaging, and entertaining presentations to meetings and conferences throughout the … Continue reading

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Author Lynda Fell is Today’s Honoree

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Lynda and her beloved husband lost their 15 year-old daughter, a straight-A student and competitive swimmer who died in a tragic car accident while coming home from a swim meet in 2009. Surrounded by … Continue reading

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