Jeff Smith is the Vice President of SEO at Self Lender, an organization that helps thousands of people begin their financial journey with a credit builder account. He also serves as Editor of the Self Lender blog. Jeff has more than 14 years of experience in marketing and product-management teams in high-growth companies, and was previously a newspaper editor.
I was sitting on a bench in front of my town house when I called my mom. As she picked up, I began to open up to her about the horrendous state of my mind. Mental health is not a one-off event. On the outside I may have appeared fine, but on the inside, my world was falling apart. I knew something had to change.