Tag Archives: OCD

Types of Mental Disorders

You probably have heard of many mental illnesses, but do you know the types of each one? There are many that you probably have not heard of and they are listed below with a brief description of each one. Types … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week: Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. During the first full week of October, NAMI and participants across the country are bringing awareness to mental illness. Each year we … 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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Is there anyone with influence who cares about the mentally ill?

Are there any people out there who have influence who will talk about mental illness? I don’t think so. 1 in 4 Americans are affected by a mental illness. However, it seems the only time mental illness is brought up … 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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