Like most siblings, my brother and I fought, bugged each other but we also stood by each other, supported and encouraged each other. What makes our relationship unique, is my brother has a learning disability and lives with mental illness. He is very emotional and sensitive. My brother was about a year or two when … Continue reading What Is It Like to Support a Sibling With a Mental Illness
Bipolar. Two extremes. In bipolar disorder, it’s mania and depression. Up, up, up into mania; down, down, down into depression. But is it that simple? Check out these seven signs of bipolar disorder.
There is a lot of stigma towards mental illness but I was involved in a situation where I felt it firsthand.
As I flipped through the pictures it was like someone had documented my moods in selfies.
I hadn’t wanted to act that way. But it was like something took over my brain and my body.
People with mood disorders experience moods outside the normal range that are longer in duration with more severe symptoms. (Tweet This). There are two main forms of mood disorders - depressive and bipolar. In this post (part two), we will discuss bipolar disorder. People with Bipolar Disorder has have extreme mood swings to two polar … Continue reading Mental Health Mondays | Mood Disorders (Part Two)