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About Kitt O'Malley

Bipolar Writer & Mental Health Advocate

Yes, I’ve Been Violent

Who, me, violent? Why, yes, on a few occasions. My Mental Illness and Violence Hi, I’m Kitt. I’m bipolar, and I’ve been violent. Mildly so, for the most part. Flipped over a table [...]

I Spoke in Public!

Thank you, Lianne Sauvage, for inviting me to share my mental health journey at Belmont High School's Mental Health Assembly! For my speech, I adapted content from My Bipolar Thoughts, my memoir work-in-progress. [...]

Writing My Book and Speaking Out Loud

This morning

Love, Marriage & Mental Illness

There's hope. You can find and nurture love when living with mental illness. Been married 22 years today. Started dating 25 years ago. Some of us living with mental illness can and do [...]

Small Steps

Never too early to learn good oral hygiene (I was probably teething) Progress sometimes comes in small steps. This weekend I walked the dog with my husband, which meant I stepped away from [...]

Who, Me, Dating?

interviewed me about dating and marriage while living with bipolar disorder. Here's how the article starts: At age 30, Kitt O’Malley moved in with her parents after treatment for debilitating depression resulted in psychotic mania [...]