Rochester in Focus: Author shares her story of mental illness

June 28, 2019 01:00 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — At some point, one in every four people will face some sort of mental illness or disorder.

An upstate New York author, Jackie Cioffa, is one of them. 

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She's sharing her journey to help others in a new book called "The Red Bench." It follows the international model's descent into mental illness and bipolar disorder and how she recovered after a nervous breakdown.

Cioffa is this week's Sunday profile on Rochester in Focus.

Her book is available to purchase on Amazon.


Brennan Somers

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