Lavonia M. Graham Jr.’s newly released “Why Me? Not Me!: The New Face of P.T.S.D” is a powerful memoir that examines mental health and trauma

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“Why Me? Not Me!: The New Face of P.T.S.D” from Christian Faith Publishing author Lavonia M. Graham Jr. is a potent reminder of the long-term effects abuses of any kind can leave on an individual and how one woman found the strength to persevere.

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“Why Me? Not Me!: The New Face of P.T.S.D”: a heartfelt exploration of mental health challenges. “Why Me? Not Me!: The New Face of P.T.S.D” is the creation of published author Lavonia M. Graham Jr., a loving wife and mother who currently resides in Virginia.

Graham shares, “Domestic violence, rape, abuse, bullying, poverty, a dysfunctional family, bad relationships, homelessness, health issues, and death—Lavonia Graham became a ticking time bomb about to explode. Over the past five years, she went through some hard storms that would not only test her faith in God but would bring her to a point in her life that would break her physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. She finally realized she needed help. With the help of a wonderful team, her counselor, doctors, and her lawyer, Lavonia, was able to get on the right path to her recovery process. She learned that her adulthood and childhood left her vulnerable. She learned the meaning behind the rage and anger she felt and demonstrated for years. Posttraumatic stress disorder, along with some other mental health disorders, became her new life. Having learned how to accept and cope with this new way of life, she has now discovered it all was for the glory of God. God has instructed her to use it to break the stereotype clause in the Black communities, and the Afro-American church. As she is going through this, the Lord is teaching her how to walk in her calling as a prophetess. He has instructed her to teach, advocate, and bring forth for a new generation that is to come.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Lavonia M. Graham Jr.’s new book is an emotionally charged look into the author’s key life experiences and path to healing.

Graham shares in hopes of bringing awareness to mental health options and the importance for accessible mental health care.

Consumers can purchase “Why Me? Not Me!: The New Face of P.T.S.D” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Why Me? Not Me!: The New Face of P.T.S.D,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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