FACE Mental Illness

Face-to-Face with Jeremy Bennett

Jeremy is an author, professional speaker and television personality from St. John’s, Newfoundland. Having overcome his own struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and anxiety, Jeremy is passionate about reaching out to those who currently battle these illnesses. He frequently travels and speaks publicly about his first book, “The Power of the Mind: How I Beat OCD”, and is currently in the process of writing his second, “Smile, You’re Perfect”, which will teach people how to embrace their authentic self. In addition to his writing, Jeremy continues to educate others on the signs and symptoms of OCD, so they can recognize and support those who live with the disorder. Jeremy attributes his recovery to embracing his illness and seeking professional help. He believes his experience with OCD has helped him grow as a person and develop a greater appreciation of life. Jeremy has found joy and fulfillment by sharing his journey of recovery, and continues to inspire people by challenging barriers and reducing stigma. For Jeremy, Recovery is Possible.