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Peter McDonnell – A trip to Ireland with my mental illnesses

In June 2016, my brother asked me if I would be godfather to his newborn daughter. Of course, I said yes, but there was one snag. I’d have to fly from my home near London to Dublin, where my sister in law is from for the christening. And stand up in front of a crowd [...]

By | 2018-10-05T11:36:39+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Jaclyn Melander – Tips for Surviving Depression (From Someone Who’s Been There, Done That)

Tips for Surviving Depression (From Someone Who’s Been There, Done That) When I was diagnosed with clinical depression, I was seven years old. Up until that point, my teachers had expressed concern over my lack of verbal communication in school; I rarely spoke in class or to my peers. During recess, I sat alone on [...]

By | 2018-10-04T11:46:10+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Neurocore: Understanding How the Brain Works to Improve Mental Acuity

Neurocore: Understanding How the Brain Works to Improve Mental Acuity With more than 80 billion neurons, each one connected electrically and chemically with 10,000 others, the human brain is the world’s most complex network. Through the years, the field of neuroscience has studied the brain and how it works, and yet despite advances, there is [...]

By | 2018-09-29T13:16:18+00:00 September 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Michael C Hernandez

I didn’t want to feel anymore, and I welcomed the darkness. Except. It didn’t take me under. Instead, I woke up. Literally. Figuratively. Despairingly. Thankfully. I woke up. And I’ve woken up every day since. Even when I haven’t wanted to. I guess that’s the spoiler alert to this story. A headline might read: Man [...]

By | 2018-09-23T20:29:31+00:00 September 23rd, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Dori Owen – Schedules Promote Stability

Schedules Promote Stability Trains run on a schedule and so do I. When trains don’t run on time, things can go very wrong and affect actions and people. The same is also true with me. Even before my diagnosis of bipolar I, I discovered that my days and nights were better when I kept a [...]

By | 2018-09-06T22:24:08+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Categories: Bipolar, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Martin Baker – A letter to someone who stopped talking to me – Dear Mum, Love Martin

The following post is from a series called " A letter to someone who stopped talking to me." The posts from this series will appear on Stigma Fighters and Bank Back Together. Dear Mum. It’s been a while since I wrote you. Six months. What was the last thing I sent you? A postcard, probably. [...]

By | 2018-09-03T19:59:14+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments