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The monsters we fight with. (Click to enlarge)

The monsters we fight with. (Click to enlarge)

Mental Illness- Personally, I don't suffer from anything severe. But my mom and sister both have many diagnosis's for things like anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, etc. Living with them, especially together, can cause a lot of problems at home. A lot of weight is on my shoulders to be the "sane" one and help everyone out. It puts a heavy damper on a heart and soul trying to help them live a normal life. This teaches me to listen, to be attentive and to be caring, and to try to be more empathetic. Also to not judge a book by its cover and to be nice to everyone you see.


Depression and anxiety symptoms often tend to overlap, especially in the older population, leading to an under-diagnosis of anxiety. However, treatment for the two disorders can be different - that's why it's important to accurately diagnose and assess these disorders in older adults.


Celebrate: I Am More Than a Bipolar Diagnosis | You are more than a bipolar diagnosis. So celebrate it. Take a moment to tell everyone that you are #MoreThanADiagnosis, more than 'bipolar.' Here's how.


Bipolar diagnosis up 4000%- we should ask a lot of questions. Six million American children are taking psychiatric drugs, but most have never been tested on children. Is this good medicine - or an uncontrolled experiment?

A Letter to Myself Before My Bipolar Diagnosis

Hey Sarah, it’s me! I mean, it’s you. The older, wiser you from 14 years in your future. I have a few things to share with you, things you really need t...


Richard Dreyfuss reveals bipolar diagnosis 'took away all of my guilt'

Richard Dreyfuss reveals bipolar diagnosis 'took away all of my guilt' "Stigma is silly; stigma is stupid; stigma is what other people think about you," he said. "I, first of all, don't know anyone who's normal. Everybody's got something, and I come from Hollywood so no one even argues the point. 'Stigma' is a word that should be kicked away — and 'shame' and 'guilt' — because it's a condition."


I've learned to cope but still have set backs