Stacey Turis

Patient Leader

Stacey Turis is an advocate of Neurodiversity, the author of the wildly-popular, best-selling memoir, 'Here's to Not Catching Our Hair on Fire: An Absent-Minded Tale of Life with Giftedness and Attention Deficit - Oh Look! A Chicken!', and co-host and co-producer of the always-entertaining Brain Gangster Podcast; with entertainment and wellness content focused on mindful Lifestyle Techniques to boost brain health, naturally. You can also catch up with her on her Blog at AdditudeMag.Com; where she writes about living her best ADHD-Infused life. Before the success of her best-selling book, Stacey started a Facebook page; @adhdsuperhero, for wacky folks like herself; which has exploded, and with the endless time and commitment of some absolutely incredible, compassionate and hard-working admins led to the creation of a private on-line ADHD support group that currently boasts almost 10,000 members. Stacey has been educating the world about everything MINDful, including; the beauty of neurodiversity, neurology, mental training for athletes, body, soul, food, meditation, Yoga, positive psychology, natural therapies and BRAINSSS for over a decade. In 2013, Stacey was named one of top 10 ADHD Bloggers by Sharecare, a one-of-a-kind online health and wellness community founded by Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz that helps people engage with the most qualified resources. She has completed 200 hours of Yoga Teacher Training, is a Reiki Master, a meditation teacher and was STOKED to get invited to the Googleplex to do a "Google Tech Talk" on Neurodiversity. Stacey lives in Seal Beach, California with her husband, two kids, a dog, three cats, and a Guinea Pig. Stacey now spends her time teaching Meditation + Mindful Lifestyle Techniques to those looking to add more quality to their life. She also spends time speaking to groups of wacky people like herself, where she's not afraid to stop in the middle of a speech and ask "Wait...what was I just talking about?".

Location

Los Alamitos, CA

Nominations

Hilarious Patient Leader Patient Leader Hero Healthcare Collaborator: Patient

Because she’s an amazing leader and such an amazing mother and deserves an award.  — Willow

Stacey is dedicated to providing the most accurate information and up to date research for every subject she covers. Stacey has a unique way of combining her knowledge and compassion in a way that is relatable to all ages and severity.  — Donya

Stacey is a fantastic advocate for those of us with ADHD, depression and other mental health issues/disorders. Her efforts to provide information to educate the general public and provide judgement free places in social media for open discussion have been hugely helpful to her followers. She is unique and we are blessed by her giftedness!  — Sean

Stacy is bringing awareness to and destigmatization of ADHD in a really fun and engaging way.  — Jason

Stacey has been a huge stabilizer for me and my mental health. On many occasions i have reached out to her fir help and she is absolutely a gem of knowledge and understanding. I jave been through some very rough times with my mental health with anxiety and she has unselfishly helped me at some critical times in my life  — Steve

Stacey Turis

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