Raising Awareness | Instilling Hope | Combating Stigma
“Ignorance, prejudice and discrimination are the foundation of mental illness
stigma – My dream is that someday the world will look at people living with mental
illness as courageous survivors!”
- Carol Kivler
Courageous Recovery was founded by Carol Kivler, a mental health advocate and
professional speaker for Kivler Communications. Through Courageous Recovery, she
shares her personal experiences with depression, treatment, Electroconvulsive Therapy
(ECT) and recovery.
Carol speaks to medical and mental health professionals, associations, businesses,
patients, and the families and friends of those diagnosed with mental illness. Her
high-energy and compelling keynote presentations change thinking and inspire audiences
to reach beyond the myths and stigma surrounding mental illness.