If someone knows you have a mental illness you’re screwed. Stigma says fear mental illness: think mental illness think shootings, homeless addicts, vandalism, physical and sexual abuse, weak character, low intelligence, and lack of integrity. Stigma says mental illness is shameful. If you have a mental illness you don't look or act abnormal. Stigma says mental
Bipolar moods are intense and extreme: normal teen angst times 10 (or more!)
What to look for and how to find help when your child is depressed. (part 1)
Bipolar Disorder explained (part 2): Mania and Hypomania
Bipolar Disorder explained (part 1)
CRAZY is an award-winning art book created by youth for youth as a visual "insider's guide" to what depression and anxiety feel like and how they can affect your daily life and relationships.
artwork: "I Want Out" by Paul V.
I like the concept behind the title "Touched with Fire," and I like Paul Dalio. I did not like this Huffington Post video, and I'll tell you why.
Or, perhaps more appropriately, "kind and depressed."