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Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven

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...

Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook

Clearwater, Florida
I am a socially conscious, feminist, 33-year old, with a dry sense of humor, and a compassionate soul. I started my blog about my life with Schizophrenia long ago when I was in the middle of psychosis and not on any medication for it. Now, I have been receiving proper medical treatment for this biological illness for a few years, and I am doing much better. I keep up the blog to share...

Hope Despite Depression Patient ExpertHealth Maven

San Francisco, California
My name is Christine. I have been living with several mental illnesses since childhood. Over the years I have been taught numerous coping methods and techniques. It is my hope that in sharing my stories (along with what I've learned and continue to learn) that others can benefit from them as well.

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 her primary care-giver for much of those years. After her death, almost five years ago, I thought at...

kim m.

nashville, Tennessee
i am a creative, thoughtful mentally ill human being. i write a blog focusing primarily on mental illness and the stigma that still exists. occasionally i write a bit on politics. and sometimes i write about the entertainment industry since it’s the field i’ve worked in for nearly 11 years. a little background on my mental illness: i was diagnosed with depression at the age...

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...

aimee

Grandview, Missouri
SWF,I havethe following "Mental Illnesses": Major Depression Recurent,DID,PTSD,OCD,Panic Disorder,Agorophobia,&Social Phobia- so I don't get out except 3 times a week at most, and I have no friends. I do meet people when I have to go to the Mental Hospital, but they're really not the best "kind" of "friend". It ALWAYS,(no matter how nice i really am to...

jro4715

California
I am a 45 year old woman.  I have been married for 18 years and have 2 grown children and a grandson.  I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, PTSD, OCD and anxiety disorder and ADHD about 3 years ago now.  On top of the mental disorder, I have fibromaylgia and myofascial pain disorder.   Arthritis and scoliosis and recently COPD.  I lost a job I loved 4 years ago...

sonyasworld

San Francisco, California
My wife has a mental illness. She was hospitalized for close to one month with acute psychosis. Her diagnosis (still not solidified) is major depression with psychotic features. This blindsided us. This blindsided me. My world flipped upside down. “Sonya” refers to the name I gave my wife when she was at her most delusional, because she reminded me of the Dostoeskvy...

Dr. Jagdish Vankar

Vadodara, India
I am Dr. Jagdish Vankar, MD Psychiatry. I strive to provide holistic, ethical and satisfying management of mental health disorders for all age groups. Services available for: * Depression, Mania, Schizophrenia, Sleep disorders, Stress Induced disorders and Anxiety disorders such as Panic attacks, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Phobias. * Epilepsy, Migraine and other headaches *...