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Liz Janill Patient Expert

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... 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....

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...

Babus Polarus

California
I am a 40 year old mother of three, who also happens suffer from Type 1 Bipolar Disorder. I learned that I was Bipolar following an involuntary hospitalization at the age of 37. I still wrestle with the idea that I am, for all intents and purposes, mentally ill. I write a blog documenting my thoughts, feelings and experiences living with this illness...sometimes serious, sometimes...

bipolar chick

Raleigh, North Carolina
I am many things. Personally: wife, mother, daughter, friend.  Professionally: writer, speaker, web creator, blogger.  Health wise:  I am diabetic, a migraine sufferer and I AM  BIPOLAR. None of these things are enough on their own to describe me.  I am not simply one of these things; I am all of them and so much more.  The puzzle of me is a colorful mosaic of...

LILSEXYCATHY

LANCASTER, Pennsylvania
HI..MY NAME IS CATHY..IM 36 YR.OLD..IM PUERTO RICAN..IM A PISCES..I LOVE PITBULLS..I HAVE 2 BOYS WHO ARE 3&4 YR.OLD..IM 4 MONTHS PREGNANT..I HAVE BIPOLAR DISORDER,I DONT KNOW WHAT TYPE I AM..MY RELATIONSHIP STATUS IS COMPLICATED BECAUSE MY UNBORN BABY FATHER DONT KNOW HOW TO HANDLE MY MOOD SWINGS,SO WE ON AND OFF...IM HERE FOR SUPPORT AND FRIENDS..