Thank you, Lynn Nanos, LICSW, author of Breakdown: A Clinician's Experience in a Broken System of Emergency Psychiatry, for this guest post. "When hospitals release seriously mentally ill patients too soon without outpatient [...]
Just got rejected by an online psychotherapist using LiveHealthOnline. Ouch. Slap in face. No doubt because of my bipolar diagnosis. I understand that online therapy is not always appropriate. The therapist in question [...]
Please support me and team STIGMA SMASHERS as we walk 5K for NAMIWalks Orange County 2016. NAMI Orange County has been instrumental in my mental health recovery. NAMI Peer-to-Peer introduced me to the concept of [...]
Rand Study: Investment in Social Marketing Campaign to Reduce Stigma and Discrimination Associated with Mental Illness Yields Positive Economic Benefits to California
Hastywords invited me to join her #BeReal series. Check out the great writing she features in the #BeReal series.
Who am I really? Mystic bipolar Crazy bitch Compassionate healer Mental health advocate Creative, passionate, intelligent Wife and mother Living purposefully That purpose unfolds daily As I parent my son As I write, [...]
As someone with bipolar type II (turns out that ever since I was hospitalized, my diagnosis has been bipolar type I), I know that my symptoms are less severe than others. That's not [...]