A Matter of Life or Death: Seeking Help and Overcoming

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jilayne Michelsen, a command post controller, assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing, shares the story of her darkest hours, her mental health diagnosis and overcoming the stigma of seeking help. Michelsen hopes that her story will help others know they are not alone and seek help when needed. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker.

PHOTO BY: Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker
VIRIN: 220217-Z-ZJ624-0029.JPG
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NIKON D700

LENS

24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

28/10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/160

ISO

1250

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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