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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What it is like to live with mental illness

What it is like to live with mental illness Living with mental illness is like living in a house. Depending on the severity of the illness the house can be in different stages of degeneration. Sometimes just a few windows are broken. Other times even the foundations are not safe anymore. But that is where you live, that is the place that you call home. … Continue reading What it is like to live with mental illness

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Facts and Myths about Bipolar Disorder

Facts and Myths about Bipolar Disorder.  Facts  1. Bipolar Disorder is a mental illness with a biological cause.  2. Bipolar means you alternate between depression and mania.  3. Bipolar affects between 1% and 5% of the total population.  4. Bipolar disorder cannot be cured.  5. Bipolar disorder can be treated, sometimes with success, other times not.  6. Bipolar has the highest successful suicide rate for … Continue reading Facts and Myths about Bipolar Disorder

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“If Physical Health Problems Were Treated Like Mental Health Problems” on YouTube

This is so true guys. We cannot just snap out of it, and things like that. What really annoys some is …. “Well, you don’t look sick” duh !! Its to do with the brain, how are we supposed to look like. If you could see our mental health problems, would you be saying something different ? I think so. With that being said. If … Continue reading “If Physical Health Problems Were Treated Like Mental Health Problems” on YouTube

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