Stephanie Mitchell Hughes
National Alliance on Mental Illness, Franklin County
Stephanie Mitchell Hughes is an attorney and the Assistant Director of NAMI Franklin County. She has lived with depression and what she describes as generous episodes of suicidal ideation for more than four decades. Stephanie writes about, speaks, and presents workshops on living with a mental illness, resilience, well-being in the legal profession, navigating change amid disruption, healthy workplaces, and life with Long COVID. Her work appears in several publications including Medium, The Good Men Project, and others by invitation. Stephanie talked about the importance of embracing life’s hard places at TedxColumbus.