About Struck by Living

In Struck by Living, Julie Hersh picks apart the irony of her life with humor and brutal honesty. Despite a loving husband, healthy children, financial security, Julie attempted suicide three times. With the help of ECT (electroconvulsive therapy), Julie broke the deadly course of her disorder. Now well, Julie promotes the importance of mental health with collaborations with other artists and organizations.

Julie Hersh is President of the Hersh Foundation, an outspoken advocate for mental health awareness and author of the book Struck by Living: From Depression to Hope. Hersh revealed her story in her book to dispel myths about depression and to open the conversation about mental health. Julie actively promotes mental wellness using her Top 10 List to protect your brain against mental illness.

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Lost in Translation cast at Arts and Letters Live at DMA, see blog for the story

Lost in Translation cast at Arts and Letters Live at DMA, see blog for the story

Crowd gathered for a talk in Harrisonburg VA students from James Madison University

Crowd gathered for a talk in Harrisonburg VA students from James Madison University

Decidí Vivir Book Launch is set Oct 28! See Events page for details

Decidí Vivir Book Launch is set Oct 28! See Events page for details

Push up Campaign with Honor Courage Commitment see blog for the story

Push up Campaign with Honor Courage Commitment see blog for the story

Julie and her husband Ken Hersh at her talk at DMA Arts and Letters Live for Oral Fixation

Julie and her husband Ken Hersh at her talk at DMA Arts and Letters Live for Oral Fixation

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Events

  • Decidí Vivir Book Launch Reception
    October 28, 2014 Decidí Vivir Book Launch and Panel, 6:30 pm, Meet the author, tra...
  • Luncheon to Honor Jordan Harris
    November 07, 2014 Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation Luncheon. Ticket information and deta...

Testimonial

"Great insight into the mind and life of someone struggling with this devastating illness. Enjoyable, informative and touching, Struck by Living may assist those suffering with major depressive disorders to recognize and get help for their symptoms earlier."

Harold C. Urschel
Harold C. Urschel III MD MMA, Author of New York Times Bestseller, Healing the Addicted Brain, Chief Medical Strategist, www.enterhealth.com
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About Struck By Living

In Struck by Living, Julie Hersh picks apart the irony of her life with humor and brutal honesty. Despite a loving husband, healthy children, financial security, Julie attempted suicide three times. With the help of ECT (electroconvulsive therapy), Julie broke the deadly course of her disorder. Now well, Julie promotes the importance of mental health with collaborations with other artists and organizations.

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