Former Journalist Recounts Battle With Burnout, Mental Health Struggle

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Former Journalist Recounts Battle With Burnout, Mental Health Struggle
A Delaware resident and former journalist opens up about her struggle with mental health.

Shea Olcheski is a 29-year-old Delaware resident and former journalist. She opens up about her troubled childhood, journalism career challenges, mental health disorders, suicide attempt and her difficulty maintaining mental health therapy and medication. 

Newsy’s mental health initiative "America’s Breakdown: Confronting Our Mental Health Crisis" brings you deeply personal and thoughtfully told stories on the state of mental health care in the U.S.