Tag Archives: borderline personality disorder

Types of Personality Disorders

I normally write about bipolar disorder, my experiences, and discuss mental health advocacy issues. However, I have decided to learn more about the other mental illnesses and I have chosen to study and share with my readers about personality disorders. … 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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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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Positive Things Can Come From Amanda Bynes’s Extended Hospital Stay

When I read an article by ABC News that Amanda would be required to stay at the psychiatric hospital for another two weeks, I was relieved and am really hoping that good things can come from this. I wrote a blog … Continue reading

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Thank an Advocate Challenge

I am the founder of Mental Health Advocates United and Advocates for People with Mental Illnesses. Yesterday, I challenged both my group and followers of my page to thank a mental health advocate.  As the day continued, the idea developed … Continue reading

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Brandon Marshall Needs to Be Commended

I just read that Brandon Marshall stood up to the NFL because he wants to wear green shoes in recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, He has Borderline Personality Disorder. Way to go Brandon! We need more celebrities like you … Continue reading

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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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40 Million Voters Ignored

About 12 million Americans are living with  cancer 400,000 Americans suffer from multiple sclerosis; 1 million from Parkinson’s and 1.2 million are living with HIV/AIDS. 40 million Americans over the age of 18 suffer from a mental illness!!! Los Angeles Times That is … Continue reading

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You could Save a Life: You have two days left!

Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 7-13.  You have until Saturday to make a difference. October 10th was World Mental Health Day. You may have missed it, but you can still learn from the theme of the day yesterday. The … Continue reading

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Appeal to the media and politicians: Does anyone care that it is Mental Illness Awareness Week in America?

Today is World Mental Health Day and this week is Mental Illness Awareness week in America.  Below are some shocking statistics about how mental illness affects our population. “The burden of mental illness and addictions is more than 1.5 times … Continue reading

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