Public Speaker, Author
Coaching from Experience
Award-winning Mental Health Advocate
Vickie Jo is not a licensed professional. She speaks only of her real lived experiences and gut wrenching truths that enhances textbook knowledge.
By Engaging in a Customized Message from Vickie Jo You Will be Better Equipped to Take the Proper Action at Those Crucial Moments.
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All topics are directly from her book
Consequences could be severe if the correct signs or symptoms are not identified. A person in time of need may be placed in the wrong living conditions.
The lack of knowledge about mental health is alarming.
As a result many are being ignored or treated inhumanely
Vickie Jo reveals her experience with social stigmas, myths and misconceptions that are widely held and need to be dispelled.
Imagine being trapped inside your own body with a chemically-induced brain, finding little ways to escape your thought process, but never enough to be totally free.My Sanity Quest is the story of how one woman realized she’s not the lie, the abuse, or a mental illness. She’s learned to separate herself from those labels because she knows it’s not her true identity- it’s what happened to her.
Vickie Jo is a creative and resourceful woman who has been successful, despite the trauma she endured. She not only advocates for herself, but helps protect the rights of others.
She has experienced and recovered from rape, sodomy, psychiatric hospitals, and homelessness. She has witnessed attempted murders, been misdiagnosed with a mental illness, and has been stigmatized.
Vickie Jo speaks with raw courage and honesty about her experiences, in hopes that others will heal. She has acquired the necessary skills and experience to be an effective public speaker.’The Stage Has Been Set.’ She has the writing ability to prepare speeches and over 20 years performing music. That would grace any speaking opportunity!