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Michele Soloway Sexton Patient Expert

Seymour, Tennessee
I have been familiar with bipolar disorder from an early age, as my mother has the disorder, too. We lost my sister to bipolar disorder on April 15, 2005. I am married to a man who also has the disorder, so I know it from both a survivor and a supporter's point of view. I live in Tennessee and... 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...

Jewells

Dallas, Texas
I'm 57, and I just came out of denial of having bipolar about 6 months ago.  Recently, I came to the point that I had a problem and wanted help.   I have a dual diagnosis – Alcoholic and Bipolar.    Whenever I felt like I was crawling out of my skin, I would start drinking and drink until I either passed out or I ran out of wine.  This went on for years...

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...

Linda F.

Mooresville, Indiana
Hi! The focus of my life right now is to be the very best supporter I can be to my husband, Steve. He is diagnosed with PTSD and Bipolar I. Currently, he has left our marital home and is struggling with episodes all alone. While my heart is breaking for him, the only thing I can do right now is pray for God's intervention. I also pray for a way to communicate with my husband as he no longer has...

bipolarbatesy

California 20150
Sharing 31 yrs of Bipolar experience mostly medication free: info, tips, links, resources & inspiration. Currently I'm depression free after a classic 6 week delusional mania that along with improved insight, may have rebalanced a trauma conditioned nervous system? Who Knows?

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..

peterbren

St Marys, Australia
Communities: Bipolar Disorder, ...