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AJ Mendez Brooks on taking the first step toward treating mental illness
About This Episode

The A.V. Club recently sat down for an interview with former WWE women’s champion, April “AJ” Mendez Brooks, to talk about her new book, Crazy Is My Superpower. In the book, she opens up about her experience with bipolar disorder and how she learned how to find strength in her insecurities. In the clip above, Mendez Brooks discusses visiting her first counselor at New York University and the importance of taking the vital first step toward treatment.