Psychosis – An Education 

Psychosis – An education.  By Herman Le Roux Over the years many people have asked me what it is like to get psychosis. Well, that does not have an easy answer but here is a little education.  Psychosis is a mental state. It is associated with mental illness, usually Schizophrenia but it is not exclusive to that. Psychosis is also seen in bipolar disorder, schizoaffective … Continue reading Psychosis – An Education 

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We also dream of music in the noise

We also dream of music in the noise. In the years that I have dealt with thousands of people with mental illness, this one thing is true for all of them. They do not want to be mentally ill. Many of them are very talented people, some have brilliant intelligence, others are highly creative. Only to see that waste away to nothing due to this … Continue reading We also dream of music in the noise

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For those that have bipolar and those that do not have bipolar.

For those that have bipolar and those that do not have bipolar.If you have bipolar or know someone with bipolar, please take a few minutes to read this. It’s not that long. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness. It is recognized by all Psychiatrists, leading medical universities and the DSM-V as a serious and debilitating illness. It is a complex disorder that disrupts every part … Continue reading For those that have bipolar and those that do not have bipolar.

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What to do in a suicide emergency

From one of our Co-Founders What to do in a suicide emergency.  Sadly yesterday I received the news that once again we lost someone in our support group to bipolar. It is a stark reminder of the seriousness of the illness that the author of this also battles with. If you love someone or is in contact with someone online that has a credible suicide … Continue reading What to do in a suicide emergency

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