Years of incorrect diagnoses before finally getting the right one taught me that it is often up to us to take the initiative in getting the care we need. My goal is to empower people to become their own mental health advocates by providing the accurate and in-depth information they need to make mental health care decisions.
Rachael is a New York-based writer and freelance writer for Verywell Mind, where she leverages her decades of personal experience with and research on mental illness—particularly ADHD and depression—to help readers better understand how their mind works and how to manage their mental health.
Her bylines have also appeared in Bustle, Elite Daily, Benzinga, and A Little Bit Human, among other publications. Her fiction has appeared in Flash Fiction Magazine, The Sock Drawer, and Mayday Magazine.
Rachael received her bachelor’s degree in English and Anthropology from the University of California, Riverside.
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