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My Bipolar Disorder In Five Dates​

Once I learned how to discuss my bipolar disorder, I stopped defining myself by my illness and started talking about my emotions as well as my Read...
Tracey Lynn Lloyd    |   11.6.18   |   SHARE
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We have a pandemic preoccupation with productivity we are obsessed with productivity.

We Are A Culture Obsessed With Productivity — And It's Literally Killing Us

We have a pandemic preoccupation with productivity we are obsessed with productivity. We reward “hard work” with money and praise and admiration and Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.7.18   |   SHARE
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When someone you love has bipolar disorder, here are some questions you can ask.

5 Questions To Ask When Someone You Love Has Bipolar Disorder

When someone you love has bipolar disorder, here are some questions you can ask. Understanding this disease is an important thing in this world. Read...
Mitzi Bockmann of Your Tango    |   06.1.18   |   SHARE
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Mommamental: Talk To Your Kids About Bipolar Disorder

Talk to your kids about Bipolar disorder! It's not a conversation any parent wants to have. But it’s a conversation every mentally ill parent needs Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.21.18   |   SHARE
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9 Things This Mentally Ill Person Wishes You Would Stop (Or Start) Doing

Please stop gaslighting me. Stop telling me that my mental illness isn’t real. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.2.18   |   SHARE
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#NoShameInMyMedGame #endstigma

Destigmatizing Psychiatric Meds Literally Saves Lives

Bipolar disorder is our legacy. Not a great one, but a legacy just the same. Medications keep me alive. Destigmatizing psychiatric meds saves lives! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.1.18   |   SHARE
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Voice Lessons: Why I Speak Without Raising My Hand

Our noises are more than just vibrations; our soundings help constitute our presence in the world. Listen to me: what I have to say right now matters Read...
Kerry Neville    |   02.13.18   |   SHARE
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That desire to die is within us.

The Complicated Question People Want To Ask: Why Were You Suicidal?

I realized all at once that folks who have not been suicidal do not understand what it means to be mentally ill and suicidal. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.11.18   |   SHARE
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