Drums, Depression and a Dog, with Kristina Schiano

Kristina Schiano is a professional drummer who at 23 years old has built a following of more than 750,000 subscribers to her Youtube channel. Her most popular video has been watched more than 10 million times.  These are remarkable achievements and even more remarkable when you consider periods of anxiety as a teenager left her housebound.

In this episode of Silent Superheroes, we’ll hear about Kristina’s on again, off again relationship with treatment. She’ll explain how anxiety and depression mix with a life lived on camera and social media. We’ll hear how she manages her conditions and she’ll share practical advice for getting through the more difficult times.


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Remember, the people you hear on Silent Superheroes are talking about their personal experience living with, and managing mental illness. For that reason, please consult with your care provider before making a change to your treatment approach.

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One Reply to “Drums, Depression and a Dog, with Kristina Schiano”

  1. One of the very many symptoms leading to a coeliac diagnosis is depression. I wonder if Kristina’s depression is less severe since she started a gluten free diet?

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