“I Was Told I Was A Lifer”: One Woman’s Story Of Mental Illness, Recovery, And Doing Her Own Dishes

Recorded August 2, 2019 Archived August 2, 2019 03:24 minutes
Languages: English
Id: APP650879


Amanda Farrell always wanted to get married and become a mom. But for a while, it looked like her mental health struggles might stand in the way of her dreams.

At StoryCorps, Amanda told her husband Craig about how she lost — and ultimately regained — control of her mental health.


  • Craig Farrell
  • Amanda Farrell