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Episode 29: Why We Need to Talk about Mental Health in the US?

March 21, 2018

 Given what is going on in this country with death and gun violence, the topic of mental health keeps coming up over and over again. But, are people talking about what needs to be said when discussing mental health? Model, artist and mental health advocate Faith Costa shares her insight and wisdom on the topic.   



Who is Faith Costa? 

Faith is a plus-size model who has jumpstarted her career through Instagram.  In mid-2015, she started her journey of body positivity, self-love, and mental health awareness. However, her lifelong love for fashion was able to shine through and with that has been given a plethora of opportunities to truly begin her career of modeling. Faith has been featured in Huffington Post StylePlus Model MagazineFab U Plus Magazine, and many more inclusive publications. Not only is Faith building her empire from the ground up and making a name for herself in the fashion world, but she also works as a freelance artist. Painting, drawing, illustrating and fine arts, in general, has been her life's work thus far.  She is an artist with ArtSugar and also has a shop through Soceity6. You can support her art by visiting her ArtSugar shop, her Society6 page, her Instagram page @faithcosta_originalartwork, or her Facebook page.

Don't forget to check out Faith's new body-positive campaign with Cherry Pie Productions HERE

Episode shout-out to The New York Times and BetterHelp

Music Credits:

  • Music Intro/Outro: “Thoughts” by Killah Smilez
  • Music Outro: “Explained” by Killah Smilez
  • Make sure you check out the Killah Smilez song on Amazon 
  • Catch the music video by Killah Smilez HERE

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