In: activism

Celebrating World Bipolar Day 2017
March 29, 2017

On March 30, 2017 we will be celebrating World Bipolar Day as a platform to provide global education, open dialogue…

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Touched with Fire
March 7, 2016

I am so happy to see that bipolar is coming out of the closet. One dramatic example of that is…

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Mental Health Awareness Week
October 2, 2015

It is Mental Health Awareness Week in the US. The National Alliance on Mental Illness has announced a “Go Green for…

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Parity is What We Want
September 22, 2015

An overwhelming majority of Americans want parity. A large study found that almost 90% of Americans reported that mental health and non-mental…

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World Bipolar Day
March 30, 2015

Today, March 30, is World Bipolar Day. World Bipolar Day is a collaborative initiative of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders, the…

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Stigma and Depression
November 13, 2014

Robin William’s death seemed to unleash a new level of openness to discussing depression and the ways that it affects the…

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Blog for Mental Health 2014
January 18, 2014

One of the benefits of blogging is that you run into interesting people and ideas. If you blog on WordPress you…

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A Worthwhile Project
November 19, 2013

A good friend of this blog, and a wonderful woman who has energy, talent and a commitment to making a difference,…

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Make Good on Parity
October 8, 2013

Today marks the 5th anniversary of the mental health parity bill which was to have ensured access to mental health services…

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Fair Health
September 17, 2013

As the result of a bike accident last year we had a chance to experience first hand the crazy world of…

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Politics: How to Promote Mental Health in Government
November 8, 2012

I am back in Washington, DC for American Psychiatric Association governance meetings, and it is hard not to be thinking about…

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