Monthly Archives: January 2013

11th Feature Story: Casey’s Story regarding Borderline Personality Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, General Anxiety Disorder and Bulimia Nervosa.

Note: This may be a trigger for some My name is Casey and I have been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, General Anxiety Disorder and Bulimia Nervosa. My troubles really came to a peak when I was … Continue reading

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10th Feature Story: The Medicine Cabinet by “Bacon”

I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when I was twenty-two. I was not surprised. It did not seem like a brilliant diagnosis, but there was something different about hearing it out loud. I could look back over my turbulent life … Continue reading

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Has the Talk about Mental Illness regarding recent shootings over?

It is sad that it takes a tragedy like the one at Sandy Hook Elementary to get people talking about mental illness. What is even sadder is  that even though the media and politicians have voiced concern over how our … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Awareness Week Being Observed in 2013! Petition2Congress

I have created a petition about something that I feel strongly about and it has been weighing on my mind since October 2012. Please take some time to read it, sign it and share it with others. Note: This aids … Continue reading

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50 Mental Health Quotes that Inspire (#1)

Most of these quotes/sayings were created by me. However, some were found on Facebook. It is not my intention to use someone else’s quote and/or picture without their permission. However, it was hard to figure out who was the original … Continue reading

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9th Feature Story: Living with a Mood Disorder by “Diary of an Arizona Girl”

Please allow me to introduce myself. I’m not a serial killer. I’ve never been a character on Criminal Minds. All I really am is just a girl with a mood disorder. My 2003 diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety/Panic Disorder and OCD … Continue reading

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How to Help a Friend or a Loved one who has Bipolar Disorder

Finding out that someone you know has bipolar disorder can be a shocking thing.  If you truly care about the person, you will accept them for who they are and ask them to talk about their illness if they are … Continue reading

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The Power of Positive Thinking in Mental Illnesses

Being diagnosed with a mental illness  may not be a positive thing. However, if you look at the diagnosis in a positive way, you most likely will do better than someone who takes the diagnosis in a negative way. It … Continue reading

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8th Feature Story: Adventures of a Survivor

I suffer from depression. I am like many of my fellow Canadians – one in five, in fact. But my illness does not define me.  It is not who I am. It is, however, a big part of my life … Continue reading

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