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A Letter to President Obama

Posted on August 25, 2015 in Advocacy Stigma

I am crazy. The Republican Congress is willful, destructive, and evil. Please make the separation.

Video: My Life with Bipolar Disorder: Mixed States and Suicide

Posted on August 3, 2015 in Bipolar Disorder Mixed States Suicide Video

My latest video in the series called My Life with Bipolar Disorder.

Misleading Vividness

Posted on July 31, 2015 in Hatred Stigma Violence

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It happened! It is going to happen again! Therefore forcing treatment and locking up the mentally ill is the answer!

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Sandra Bland and Ableism

Posted on July 23, 2015 in Courage & Activism Depression Stigma Suicide Violence

Black lives with mental illness matter, too.

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On Reading Bipolar Memoirs

Posted on July 21, 2015 in Mania Stigma

I read because I want to understand this strange state of mind that seizes me at unlikely times.

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Compassionate Listening

Posted on July 20, 2015 in Bipolar Disorder Compassion DBSA Support Groups and Conferences

Sometimes I have an appetite for fixing people.

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Romanticizing Mental Illness: The Good and the Bad

Posted on July 19, 2015 in Bipolar Disorder Hope and Joy Mental Illness Psycho-bunk Stigma

Let us realize that for every poem, there are many long dark nights of the soul that the sufferer would prefer to be without.

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Minority Mental Health and Murphy’s Law

Posted on July 18, 2015 in Advocacy Hospitals and Prisons Mental Illness Psych Wards

Any future mental health legislation needs to ensure that programs help everyone.

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The Abuse of Psychology: An Ignominious Start for Reform

Posted on July 14, 2015 in Abuse Authoritarianism Terrorism Therapy

APA only half got the message.

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Murphy’s Law and the Nirvana Fallacy

Posted on July 2, 2015 in Advocacy Stigma

I just learned about the Nirvana Fallacy. It’s a logical illusion where you compare a situation or proposal with an unrealistic and/or idealized alternative.

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Why I Still Fear My Illness

Posted on June 30, 2015 in Depression Mania

The future remains an unprinted page whereupon there are no answers.

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Breakthrough Episode

Posted on June 28, 2015 in Exuberance Mania Psychotropics Rage & Annoyance

You think you have The Beast sealed under a layer of concrete, but the covering proves to be no stronger than a sheet.

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