In my last post I talked about the importance of living in a way that promotes the positive, that celebrates the good, because frankly people / this person with mental … Continue reading Mental Health Matters
I am a mother, wife and daughter who lives with a chronic mental illness. I hate being Bipolar. It's awesome.
My writer’s ink has literally dried up in the last few weeks. At first it was a “I’m too busy” thing, then it was a “people are helping me access … Continue reading A New Kind of Stigma
I have an older brother who is just under a year older than me. My mother always reassuringly tells me how she felt suicidal when she found out she was … Continue reading Voice for the Voices
I’ve read about the mental healthcare systems abroad, some of the “things” that are available (like therapy) and thought a lot about ours. I’m not suggesting that things are rosy … Continue reading The Craziness of Mental Health
4M’s Bipolar Mom explores accessing mental health services in Africa
An insider peek into the mental health care system of a close to developing country, from the perspective of a very nervous mentally ill mother
4M’s Bipolar Mom worries about what to write and whether she has the Bipolar Brass to do so