Over the years, we’ve all heard of some (or many) of Kanye West’s eccentricities. Knowing that bipolar mania could be behind them, though, should make us more patient and understanding with him. A person with such a diagnosis needs a support system. If I, who am unknown to most, struggle with bipolar…someone in the spotlight… Read More Don’t Make Fun of Kanye. Here’s Why.
Suicide is not selfish, nor is mental illness an addiction. Mental illness is not an addiction. An alcoholic can get treatment and abstain from alcohol, as difficult as it is. A drug user can do the same. Someone with mental illness can get treatment but cannot abstain from mental illness or its triggers. There is… Read More In the aftermath of more celebrity suicides
Are You Brave Enough to Stand Up for Them? In the aftermath of yet another senseless school shooting, the masses cry out. Not only is gun control one of the first discussion points, so is mental illness. Because, you know, (inject sarcasm) that’s the single most comprehensible explanation for anyone to commit such an atrocity! I have bipolar,… Read More The Mentally Ill are Taking the Fall for Gun Violence.