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Ronald is the Music Director of Me2/Orchestra, the world’s only classical music organization created for individuals living with a mental health condition and those who support them. After being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Ronald co-founded Me2/ with his wife Caroline to raise awareness about mental health and reduce discrimination.
As a Marine Corps veteran living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Sonya understands how important it is for people to have the support they need. In addition to being a mental health advocate and peer specialist, Sonya is a mother and grandmother and loves spending quality time with her family.
Suzy is a three-time Olympian, writer, advocate, wife and mother. With incredible support from her husband, daughter and close friends to be vocal and speak openly about her experiences with bipolar disorder, Suzy works tirelessly to inspire change both nationally and in her local community.
Terry lives with bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She devotes her time to two very different passions—her dog grooming business and mental health advocacy. Terry’s past personal experience navigating the criminal justice system helps her advocate to improve that same system for others living with mental health conditions.
As a decorated Vietnam veteran living with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Thomas uses his experiences to inspire change in his local community. Understanding the importance of having a strong support network to maintain mental and overall wellness, Thomas facilitates a peer-to-peer group.