About Kitt O'Malley

Bipolar Writer & Mental Health Advocate

Will I Start Blogging Again?

I haven’t really blogged since I published my book, “Balancing Act: Writing Through a Bipolar Life.” Will I start writing again? For some time I did a bunch of podcast interviews, which you [...]

September 30th is International Podcast Day!

What's #InternationalPodcastDay? International Podcast Day™ is September 30th and is an international celebration of the power of podcasts. The official International Podcast Day event streaming schedule is below. On September 30, join our [...]

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org to reach the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. NAMI HelpLine: 800-950-NAMI (6264) [...]

Self-Care and Acceptance of Bipolar on WebMD

Edited image from https://www.webmd.com/bipolar-disorder/video/video-bipolar-acceptance Thank you, Alan Smith, of Creative Cabin Studios, for filming me about self-care and acceptance of living with bipolar for WebMD. Alan's videography is stunning. Check out the video [...]

In My Own Voice

Back in 2016, after my local NAMI Orange County office hosted an In Our Own Voice (IOOV) training, I recorded these videos on my YouTube channel. In Our Own Voice (IOOV) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqXC7zuASBA   [...]

There Is Hope – Call or Text 988

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, 988 provides 24/7 connection to confidential support. There is Hope. Just call or [...]

The ALPIM Spectrum

Many of us living with mental illness have other chronic illnesses. Often, we are not treated for our "physical" illnesses, as many doctors dismiss them as psychosomatic. "Mental" illnesses ARE "physical" illnesses, and [...]

May is Mental Health Month and I’m Hypomanic

You may wonder: "How's Kitt?" Well, a bit high on hypomania, but sleeping well with the help of meds, and titrating off my SSRI (at least during these longer-day seasons which trigger my [...]

NAMIWalks Support Free Mental Health Programs

  As you may already know, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has played an essential part in my mental health recovery. Thanks to their programs, I live a full meaningful life [...]

Listen More Podcast with Paige Krystal Wilcox: Kitt O’Malley

Paige Krystal Wilcox honored me by having me as a guest on her podcast, Listen More. I had a fabulous time talking with her about how to represent characters who, like me, live [...]

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