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Talking About Bell Let’s Talk

This post first appeared on Healthy Minds Canada’s website: https://healthymindscanada.ca/talking-bell-lets-talk/ When you feel “different”, and have difficulty “fitting in”, attending social events where you know few people is difficult. You hate being left alone even for a moment, because you are unable to start a simple conversation with another person. With […]

Wouldn’t You Feel Better If You Could Have An Open Conversation About Mental Illness?

This post was originally posted on International Bipolar Foundation’s website: http://www.ibpf.org/blog/wouldn%E2%80%99t-you-feel-better-if-you-could-have-open-conversation-about-mental-illness  If stigma didn’t exist, we would discuss mental illness more openly. I had a recent unpleasant experience on Twitter where someone posted a tweet that essentially said “Bipolar is not an illness. You simply have not trained yourself to control […]