Depression is a Fucking Bully

My mind doesn't want to stop moving. It hurts me and it tells me to give up. I'm tired and I just want to lay down. I can't stop these thoughts, these feelings are too much for my brain to handle. I'm overwhelmed with anger. I can't control anything right now or ever. Life is [...]

By | 2017-07-24T15:06:47+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be The Best Version of Yourself

I've thought about living with mental health issues from a variety of perspectives. I try to view it like this: living with bipolar disorder is something that I do. I manage the symptoms of my mental illness and I live my best life. Every person has problems or challenges they deal with. Life is funny, [...]

By | 2017-07-24T15:09:46+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

What Would You Say if Nobody Knew it Was You Talking?

I want you to think about something: what would you reveal if you had the opportunity to say anything? We all have secrets that we haven't shared for a variety of reasons. I am an incredibly open person. I've worked my entire life to be this way. Still I have a rich internal world that I'm [...]

By | 2017-07-24T15:10:46+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Online Counseling Helps People With Social Anxiety

When I'm at a party, I usually find one person to talk to or I find a dog, a cat or even an iguana to talk to. The reason for my behavior is that I have severe social anxiety. I appear to be extroverted, but in actuality, I am an introvert. I would rather be [...]

By | 2017-07-12T15:36:50+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Britney Shelton

When I was a child my mother’s drug addiction was a prominent force in her life and that also meant that it was a big part of mine. It became one of the major causes of our unending, toxic, family dysfunction, but her crack-cocaine addiction and polysubstance dependence couldn’t hold a candle to her mismanaged [...]

By | 2017-07-12T15:31:31+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Giving People Space to Process Their Feelings – By Sarah Fader CEO

One of the challenges that I have in my life is knowing when to give people space to process their own feelings. I want to be involved in helping my friends and loved ones. My inclination is to provide them with helpful solutions so that they can better more through their pain. I am a person [...]

By | 2017-07-12T15:15:40+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Mental Illness Impacts Relationships – by CEO Sarah Fader

When you have a mental illness (or mental health issues) they are bound to impact your interpersonal relationships. As people living with mental illness, we experience a wide array of symptoms depending on our diagnosis. From the highs of mania to the hallucinations of schizophrenia - your partner is bound to be impacted by these [...]

By | 2017-07-12T15:14:11+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

What the Negative Thought Bubbles Are Telling Me – Sarah Schuster

What the Negative Thought Bubbles Are Telling Me by Sarah Schuster I call them “negative thought bubbles” because those are the only words I can access at the time. Lying in my high school boyfriend’s bed, I explain to him matter-of-factly he has to let me be until all the bubbles pop. *Pop* You’re a [...]

By | 2017-05-30T17:50:17+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bipolar: A Pharmacist’s View – Laura Romeo

Bipolar: A Pharmacist's View When I got my first job at a retail pharmacy after graduation, I had no idea what to expect. Sure I had worked at the neighborhood pharmacy all through high school and part of college, but we were still filling prescriptions old school with a typewriter. We knew each customer by [...]

By | 2017-05-30T17:44:56+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments