On episode #13, NBA player’s wife uses mental health struggles to help others. Achea Redd is the wife of NBA legend Michael Redd and mom of two. She was diagnosed with depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder in 2016. Ashamed of her condition, Achea hid it, which exacerbated her issues and caused a nervous breakdown.
On today’s episode, Achea talks about how being an NBA Player’s wife affected her mental health and how she finally found the help she needed.
Achea created Real Girls F.A.R.T. [Fearless, Authentic, Rescuer, Trailblazer], a space to empower and equip women with tools to find and use their voices and become their best, truest selves. She is also the author of Be Free. Be You, which is about the journey to wholeness and happiness through loving and embracing the real you. With humor, empathy, and honesty, Achea takes you through the ups and downs of her own life and uses her story to show the path to self-love and authenticity.