Monthly Archives: September 2015

Mental Health Should be a Priority

There is no doubt that America’s system for the mentally ill is broken.  However, how much have you heard the candidates talk about it?  Have the candidates worked through what they would say if they were confronted with the answer? Is … Continue reading

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The Presidential Candidates Need to Talk about Mental Health

It does not matter if you have already picked out your candidate, if you are a Republican or a Democrat, or what issues that are being debated that matter most to you.  However, if you are a mental health advocate, … Continue reading

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When Using Your Manic Energy Can Go Too Far

Do you know that feeling when you start feeling like you might be getting hypomanic? Do you know how when you feel thatway, you have all that excess energy?   You suddenly want to take on all the things you have been … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder and Self-Control

I am not sure if it is characteristic of other people with bipolar disorder, but I tend have  OCD tendencies.  I am not using that word loosely because I know that it bothers people (including myself)  when words like adhd, … Continue reading

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How my Bipolar Disorder has gotten in the way

My parents have told me that ever since I was little, I was a fighter. I have never given up.  Although I have been in the darkest depressions and done so many things I have regretted when I was manic, … Continue reading

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