Author Medina Jett, JD, MBA, Sheds Light on Mental Health Challenges Faced by Families and Shares Priceless Resources

ATLANTA, GA, January 16, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — Peace Be Still: Navigating My Son’s Bipolar Disorder, authored by Medina Jett, offers a poignant exploration into the complexities of mental health affecting young adults and their families. Through an honest narrative that echoes a blend of personal experiences and societal reflections, Medina shines a light on the challenges inherent in the mental health system, weaving together a tale of compassion, resilience, and the struggle to navigate through overwhelming obstacles.

In Peace Be Still, Medina shares reflections on the challenges of parenting a son with bipolar disorder, along with insights from her traumatic upbringing and raising an African American son. She presents a raw and heartfelt account of the emotional turmoil inherent in parenting a young adult with a mental health condition and the intricacies of advocating for treatment and services for them.

Peace Be Still is powerful in so many ways. Medina’s unique voice is raw and brutally honest. She normalizes the way we talk about mental illness. She centers and lifts up the voices of patients navigating a broken system. Most importantly, she transforms her own challenging experiences into something that will, without a doubt, help others,” states Dr. John Santopietro, Physician in Chief of the Behavioral Health Network at Hartford HealthCare.

By weaving her personal experiences into her reflections on parenting and mental health data, Medina aims to shed light on the often-unspoken struggles faced by individuals with mental health conditions and their families, fostering a deeper understanding of the complexities surrounding mental health and a more empathetic and understanding discourse on mental illness. ”My aim is to initiate crucial conversations that destigmatize mental illness and offer solace and inspiration to those navigating similar journeys,” she adds.

Peace Be Still invites readers to contemplate the emotional needs of their loved ones and encourages greater awareness and support for individuals grappling with mental health challenges. Peace Be Still is now available on Amazon, Goodreads, B&N, Kobo, Google Books, and Scribd.

About Medina Jett

Medina Jett is a mother of 3 who was thrust into the world of mental illness when her son was diagnosed with a mental illness 5 years ago. She is now an advocate for destigmatizing mental illness and raising awareness on this national epidemic. Medina’s talk takes audiences along on her journey from her son’s initial bi-polar diagnosis while a junior at a top university through her reflective analysis of how she parented her Black son and the societal factors that possibly led to his diagnosis. Medina shares the red flags that she missed along the way that parents might use as potential indicators of underlying mental health conditions. Medina’s personal story is both inspirational, educational, gripping and at times humorous as she gives us a window into the life of a family managing through a brain based condition. Every mother, every father, every person who loves someone who may be experiencing a mental health condition needs to hear Medina’s story. Medina’s book Peace Be Still: Navigating My Son’s Bi-Polar Disorder promises to ignite a national conversation on the mental health epidemic and mental health reform. For more information, to purchase the book or book Medina for a speaking engagement please visit:

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