Monthly Archives: February 2016

Young Minds Matter

One of my favorite quotes is by former Congressman Patrick Kennedy.  He said, “I want a checkup from the neck up in every physician’s visit from our pediatrician to our geriatricians.” Many mental health advocates have been saying for years … Continue reading

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40 Celebrities who have Bipolar Disorder

  There  many actors, actresses, mathematicians, scientists, athletes, musicians, artists, poets, authors, and politicians who have bipolar disorder. You will be surprised as to how many there are.  Right now, there are almost 300 of these celebrities I have included. For … Continue reading

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To the People who are Embarrassed to know me

Note: Look for the red writing if you want to just skip to actual letter. I have often wondered if people distance themselves from me when they find out I have bipolar disorder and/or have a manic episode. I have evaluated … Continue reading

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Brandon Marshall and the Super Bowl

  Brandon Tyrone Marshall (wide receiver with Jets) won’t be playing with the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl this year, but if he was I would be rooting for him. (not Brandon Marshall, linebacker, who is questionable in today’s game.) I … Continue reading

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Black Celebrities who have a Mental Illness

IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH The list of black celebrities is endless.  These courageous people have paved the way for so many others to become singers, doctors, lawyers, athletes, politicians, teachers, scientists, and more. What you might not have considered … Continue reading

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Black History Month and Mental Illness

Please note: I, in no way have meant to disrespect anyone. It is merely to point some things out about mental illnesses. I hope that no one takes offense to this blog in any way.   If for some reason you … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Reality of Mental Illness “They Say” by Allen Minor

Warning: This could be triggering  Check out this poem on Youtube They say… -They say that everyday above ground is a good day. They say when life gives you lemons you’ve gotta make lemonade. They say that when things don’t … Continue reading

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