Monthly Archives: December 2012

7th Feature Story: Stormy’s Battle with bipolar disorder, MPD, and Fibromyalgia

Hi my name is Stormy and I am 47 years old. I was diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) at the age of 30. Six years ago I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I see a therapist twice a month … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: A Christian with Bipolar II by Kalie

I have known something was wrong with me from the age of 5. I cried myself to sleep most nights.  I had highs but more lows. I became a Christian and a lot of things changed in my life. I … Continue reading

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What can you do if you suspect someone might have a mental illness?

If you suspect someone might have a mental illness, here are some things you can do: First, if they have shared with you that they are suicidal, do not take this lightly.  You can contact The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. … Continue reading

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Is Enough Being Done to Prevent Situations like the Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary?

First,my thoughts and prayers are with the families of all the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting.  I can’t imagine what they are going through. However, I am sure, one question that they are most likely asking is … Continue reading

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Suicide: Is Enough Being Done to Raise Awareness and Prevent it?

Recently, in the news, we heard about Jacintha Saldanha who committed suicide after being part of a hoax and about an NFL player who turned the gun on himself after killing his girlfriend.  These are just two stories that have recently … Continue reading

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How Do People with Bipolar Disorder Deal with Things They’ve Done While in a Manic Episode?

I have had several manic episodes in my life. Some of the things I have done, I don’t remember. However, I do remember bits and pieces of each manic episode.  Over time, it is easier to deal with them. I … Continue reading

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