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Larry Drain Healthy Living Professional

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... Full Bio
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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...

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...

annhertel

Somewhere, Tennessee
The bipolar disorder diagnosis at the age of 23 was a relief to know I was not simply a bad person and there was a reason for the way I have felt. Yet I have been struggling to cope and understand this disorder... what does it mean? How do the brain imbalances affect my behavior and moods? Why do I rapid cycle? Why do I get obsessive thoughts? Is there a link between mania and memory? Is there...

Viv

Austin, Texas
I am disabled with CFIDS/FMS. My mission to help people advocate for themselves and take control of their health challenges. My goal is to reach as many people as possible and share my own personal tips, tools, and pain management experience. I admire people that are able to deal with chronic illnesses. I also admire creative people that help inspire all types of people. I enjoy reading blogs,...

Nattie F.

Newport Beach, California
Originally from Brazil, I have been living in Southern California since June 2000 and became an American Citizen in February 2007. I enjoy running, reading, listening to music, and spending quality time with my husband, friends, and family.

MT

Nashville, Tennessee
Matt is in university for and M.ED in Special Education: Learning, Literacy and Writing, though he wants an MFA in Poetry at some point. A student of psychology and English in undergrad, Matt has been Diagnosed Bipolas-NOS, and writes about how the illness impacts his life on a constant basis.

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.

emmy

boston area, Massachusetts
visit my blog profile on "frozenoranges.com" to read all about me!

Linea

Seattle, Washington
My name is Linea. I live in Seattle, WA. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder just about five years ago and have been working to keep myself healthy and spread awareness for those that can't do so themselves. I have written a book with my mom on the subject and it will be published in 2012 by Saint Martin's Press. If you're curious please check out our website (www.lineacinda.com) or read...

Liz Janill

California
Hi, my name is Liz. I am a Special Ed. teacher in Texas. I previously taught 5th grade Math for a lot of years and just two years ago was offered a job of working with students who have special needs. My mother was severely bipolar all of my life starting when I was 18 months old.  I was her primary care-giver for much of those years. After her death, almost five years ago, I thought at...