Jaime Lowe Investigates Mania and Lithium in her new book Mental

    Mental Lithium, Love and Losing My Mind by Jaime Lowe (Blue Rider Press) crosses the intersection between art and journalism shedding light on how we treat mental illness and what it is like to have these illnesses. Lowe treats her story poetically as if the reader is experiencing it alongside herself showing what itContinue reading “Jaime Lowe Investigates Mania and Lithium in her new book Mental”

Dyane Harwood’s Birth of a New Brain will help others with peri-partum bipolar

  I first came across Dyane Harwood’s blog after she left continuous comments on my blog and we began a conversation through email and in the comments. Dyane writes her blog after being diagnosed with peri-partum bipolar 1 disorder to help others make sense of their condition and find resources. Dyane’s bipolar was triggered byContinue reading “Dyane Harwood’s Birth of a New Brain will help others with peri-partum bipolar”

Author Melody Moezzi Talks about Mental Health and Muslims

First ran on the International Bipolar Foundation’s blog I interviewed Melody Moezzi, an Iranian-American bipolar Muslim feminist activist, an attorney, a writer and author of the award-winning books War on Error: Real Stories of American Muslims and Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life. She blogs for BP Magazine as well as the Huffington Post and Ms.Continue reading “Author Melody Moezzi Talks about Mental Health and Muslims”

Student Unraveled: Bipolar On Campus

I paced frenetically all the while talking raucously into the telephone outside the college newspaper office. What began as a routine phone call to find out some more information for a story winds into a diatribe about how I planned to take over the Massachusetts Democratic Party and enact my politics of the impossible agenda.Continue reading “Student Unraveled: Bipolar On Campus”