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Somewhere, Tennessee
The bipolar disorder diagnosis at the age of 23 was a relief to know I was not simply a bad person... Full Bio
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Larry Drain

Hopeworks Community is a multi-faceted site that covers many aspects of bipolar disorder as well as other mental health issues. Included are bipolar, recovery, support, suicide prevention, advocacy, depression stigma and others. Hopeworks Community has been featured on many other sites including "Beyond Blue", Psychcentral, Huffington Post, Bipolarcentral, as well as many others....

Jill Knapp

Boise, Idaho
Jill Knapp is a wife and a mother of 3 children. Since being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes Jill has lost 100 pounds. It has led her to a new foundation to help others get healthy and fit.  Jill's inspiring weight loss story has been featured on the Dr. OZ show, First For Women Magazine,  Diabetes Forecast Magazine and in many other publications.  She also taped a...

Kate McLaughlin.

Tucson, Arizona
I am an educator, writer, author, speaker and mental health advocate. My goals are to be loving, educate, encourage, empower those affected by mental illness, abolish mental illness myths & misunderstandings, eradicate stigma surrounding diseases of the brain,write creatively, speak provocatively, live passionately, and inspire hope. In addition to managing my own website, I regularly...

chatobstewart ..

Punta Gorda, Florida
Humor Is Healthy! This has been our motto right from the begining of my website and blog.  Hello, I'm Chato and I draw cartoons about mental health, we focus on both education others about the many disorder with cartoons about mental health.  Come by the site and check out the cartoones and feel free to repost them on you own wepsites or blog. (cc non-profit and personal use...

BearTwinsMom

Somewhere, Michigan
I'm a stay-at-home mom of fraternal twin boys, plus I attend graduate school (special education and reading.) I also have clinical depression, and I deal with it daily. One of my twins has high functioning autism/Asperger's Syndrome. I'm interested in the connection between depression and having a child/children with special needs. Each day I try to do better than the last. My blog is a...

Kev Leitch

I'm a middle aged manic depressive from the UK. My eldest daughter is classically autistic.

Dr. Hal S.

Grand Blanc, Michigan
Biography I am Dr. Hal Sommerschield. I have my Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology from Michigan State University. I also have a BA degree from the University of Michigan, a B.D. degree from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary and a M.A. degree from Michigan State University. I decided to become a psychologist after taking a high school class, which introduced me to Sigmund Freud's theories....

teatime

somewhere, Massachusetts
I got married on March 2008 in Massachusetts. I live with my husband and a step son, who has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome, and ADHD. My hope is that my blog will help us deal with all the issues we'll be facing and keep our friends and family informed as well.

Jahsmah

Christiansburg, Virginia
My name is Pamela. I am a mother of 3 beautiful children and I am married to my bestfriend. I love to cook, am an avid reading, study history, I am a student, I work fulltime, and just try to make a good life for my family. I suffer from manic depression or bipolar disorder, and I am here to better myself so I can be better to and for those who count on me.

Michele W.

Bernville, Pennsylvania
I'm a wife, mother,and grandmother, who is trusting daily in God's Word that He will strengthen me to rise above life's difficulties. I live with multiple chronic illnesses. The Lord has been teaching me to Live Simply, Laugh Often, and to Love Deeply. I hope to encourage, uplift, and at times amuse. I will share my heart and life openly, praying that the Lord will use His Words and mine to...