Drowning In Thought: Seeking A Corridor of Courage.

I would not look upon my anger as something foreign to me that I have to fight. I have to deal with my anger with care, with love, with tenderness, … Continue reading Drowning In Thought: Seeking A Corridor of Courage.

Sharing My Vision for The Bipolar Writer Blog

I hope that each and every one of my fellow bloggers take a much-needed time off this Labor Day weekend. I recently wrote a couple of posts that talked about … Continue reading Sharing My Vision for The Bipolar Writer Blog

Why do We Fight to End the Mental Illness Stigma?

Above all, we must encourage those that are suffering alone without help to seek help. There is nothing more important than seeking help, and it is the most stigmatized part of mental illness.

A Tiny Little Pill – a poem

I wrote this poem about a month after my near fatal overdose in February of 2018. I took Klonopin (Benzodiazepine) usually as prescribed for over twenty years. After my overdose … Continue reading A Tiny Little Pill – a poem

A Prescription Drug Addict – a poem

Taking Klonopin for over twenty years, caused many heartbreaking tears. When a doctor first gave me mine. It was better than a fine wine. I started using and then abusing. … Continue reading A Prescription Drug Addict – a poem

The School of Hard Knocks Opens the Door to Recovery

If you have been following my blog or story for a while and are familiar with my story, I apologize that some of this post repeats my story and journey. … Continue reading The School of Hard Knocks Opens the Door to Recovery

Why Self-Care is Important to Your Mental Health

I originally wrote this for a guest post on another blog, but I thought today would be a perfect time to share it with The Bipolar Writer blog. I have … Continue reading Why Self-Care is Important to Your Mental Health

5 Excuses I Used to Deny My Alcoholism

The following post is written by Matt, owner of loudestminds.com: So let’s talk about that alcohol problem you definitely don’t have. Chances are if you suffer from mental illness you … Continue reading 5 Excuses I Used to Deny My Alcoholism

A Milestone for The Bipolar Writer

I woke up this morning to another big achievement for The Bipolar Writer blog. Today, with the collaboration of my fellow bloggers this blog has reached amazing heights. I am … Continue reading A Milestone for The Bipolar Writer