RealizeHope



We believe in striving to make the human connection, and so we support the work of those who do. People need to know they are not alone with mental illness and addiction. Our primary focus is mental health advocacy. By talking openly about mental illness and addiction, we dismantle stigma and find hope.


Born and raised in Montana, Jason DeShaw is a national award-winning speaker and singer/songwriter. He has recorded six albums, toured seven countries, and performed with Little Big Town. Behind the scenes, Jason nearly lost his life to mental illness and addiction, and is living proof that hope is worth believing in.


Jason DeShaw presents  Serenity in the Storm - A story of hope, set to the soundtrack of his life. His journey to help others has taken him from the high schools of eastern Montana, to the lecture halls of Harvard. He received the Champions Award in Washington D.C. for “exhibiting courage, leadership and service on behalf of all people living with mental illness.”




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