"I had to get it out…because I had been so silenced."
Nikki DuBose a former model turned author, speaker, and mental health advocate, recently released her memoir, Washed Away: From Darkness to Light. In Washed Away, Nikki recounts her experiences navigating the dark side of the modeling industry, while battling abuse, addiction, and various mental health issues (sexual victimization, eating disorders, alcoholism, drugs, depression, suicide attempts, body dysmorphic disorder, PTSD, psychosis).
To order Washed Away: https://www.amazon.com/Washed-Away-Darkness-Nikki-Dubose/dp/1478777451
Peaceful Hearts Foundation: http://www.peacefulheartsfoundation.org/
Lauren's Kids: https://laurenskids.org/
For more about Nikki: http://NikkiDuBose.com
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