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 …

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.                                               …

Quick and Easy Bipolar Basics (Part 2): Mania and Hypomania

Quick and Easy Bipolar Basics (part 2): Mania and Hypomania

Some Hope

…and so because of my illness and the stigma associated with it. I tried to hide it. Thinking that if I was who I was on the inside no one would love me or support me. I never have been so glad to be wrong.