Depressed? Stigma Says Don’t Tell

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 …

What Schizophrenia Looks Like From the Inside

I Have Schizophrenia:  How What You See  is Experienced by Me. The following list is based on what we see in people with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder told from a first person perspective. Maybe it …

Looking Forward: A Quote About Hope

Let today embrace the past with remembrance and the future with longing. Kahlil Gibran

Free To Be Me

Avoid the mainSTream (people get lost there)

avoid the mainstream collage


Bipolar Word Collage

Bipolar moods are intense & extreme:
normal teen angst times 10 (or more!)

Bipolar Descriptors


Is My Child Depressed?


The warning signs of depression and bipolar disorder in teens and young adults.  An at-a-glance graphic poster.


Is My Child Depressed?

My Son Is Bipolar (part 1)

What to look for and how to find help when your child is depressed. (part 1)

Coming to Terms With My Bipolar Diagnosis

From Diagnosis to Recovery: Coming to Terms With My Bipolar Diagnosis -C.G.                                               …