Episode 6

Published on:

27th May 2020

Living with PTSD Out Loud with La’Nita Johnson – Part I

La'Nita Johnson, an education foreign service officer, mental health advocate and antiterrorism educator recounts how she narrowly survived a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso in 2016. After being diagnosed with PTSD La'Nita shares how she's learned to accept her diagnosis, live out loud with mental illness and provide other resources for civilians with a similar experience.

In this episode, we get the. whole picture. Who La'Nita was before the attacks, details of the horrific events that happened in January 2016 and the steps she took to get to a better understanding of herself and the road ahead.

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Beyond Our Cells
Beyond Our Cells is a podcast hosted by Taylor Camille highlighting the stories and experiences of those living outside of the limitations of their conditions. Living with Sickle Cell, Taylor’s attempts at hiding her invisible disease and coping with the feelings of otherness has inspired the creation of this podcast. In an effort to seek peace, discussions center on our learned ability to maintain an identity that surpasses the barriers of health conditions which often try to disrupt our peace and overwhelm our spirit. New episodes every Wednesday. Follow @beyondourcells on Instagram and Twitter. Transcripts available on Medium, https://bit.ly/3gjpIMl

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