Chrisa Hickey - The Mindstorm: Childhood Mental Illness

Patient Leader

Chrisa Hickey is an eCommerce and digital marketing professional, blogger and mental health advocate specializing in providing education and support for parents of children diagnosed with serious mental health conditions. Chrisa began her journey into the world of childhood onset mental illness when her middle child, Timothy, was diagnosed with Emotional Disorder Not Otherwise Specified at age 8, Bipolar Disorder Type 1 and schizophrenia at the age of 11. In addition to writing her blog, Chrisa has guest blogged for Pulitzer Prize nominated author Pete Earley, BringChange2Mind, and has appeared on CNN, NPR, and The Ricki Lake Show.

Location

Ephraim, WI

Nominations

Best in Show: Blog

Winner

Advocating for Another
Chrisa Hickey - The Mindstorm: Childhood Mental Illness

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