Today’s episode features teen mental health @shepersistedpodcast host Sadie Sutton!
Sadie is a 19-year-old college sophomore from the Bay Area. After receiving a year and a half of intensive treatment for severe depression and anxiety, she was inspired to share her story with fellow teens going through their own personal growth.
She started She Persisted (formerly Nevertheless, She Persisted) in 2019 and has accumulated over 105 episodes reaching over 75,000 listeners. Sadie conducts impactful and inspirational interviews with subject matter experts, fellow teenagers, and social media personalities to break down the stigma surrounding mental health and inspire teens to create their life worth living.
Sadie’s episodes offer self-improvement tips, DBT education, and vulnerable personal experiences, making it a show for anyone struggling or interested in mental health.
In this conversation, Sadie shares parts of her story of how she battled depression, suicidal ideations, suicide attempts and self harm. She also shares with us that her mental health challenges eventually lead her to a psych hospital to get treated for depression and she walks us through how that effected her as well as helped her to heal.
Sadie also shares some tips and advice as to how she was able to make it through, and what she does now to maintain her mental health.