I have bipolar disorder. A mental illness one in the same. The kind of illness that some still whisper its name. Diagnosed with mental illness you are blamed, biased and … Continue reading No More Blame, Bias or Shame
A Conversation About the Mental Illness Stigma I wanted to open this blog post with this, the stigma surrounding mental illness is real. I see it everyday. It is all … Continue reading Will the Mental Illness Stigma Ever end?
They cast me away, with obvious dismay. Nothing to say, not even to pray. Discrimination and bias displayed, ignorance and disapproval conveyed. There were no fundraisers or sympathy cards, no … Continue reading Terminated by Stigma
Some days, you win. Other days, you learn. There is no loss. Your mental illness does not define the core of who you are, and it most certainly does not change what you’re meant to do – and we’re all here for something.