Mental Illness + Peer Support Group = Positivity?

Postive Peer Support As someone who lives with bipolar disorder and often feels disconnected from the “real” world, it’s no surprise I’ve spent a lot of time in online peer support groups. All of this was long before I reached My recovery, became a writer, or even heard the term “peer support.” For me, it was simply [...]

By |2017-09-25T06:17:43-04:00September 25th, 2017|Advocacy, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Mental Illness, Peer Support, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mental Illness + Peer Support Group = Positivity?

Mental Illness Crisis on a Cross-Country Flight

While on a cross-country flight recently, I witnessed a woman with mental illness, who was clearly in crisis, try to enter the cockpit of an airplane. The chain of events that led to this started in the back of the airplane, where I was sitting. This gave me a clear vantage point to [...]

By |2017-02-20T16:36:20-05:00February 20th, 2017|Peer Support|Comments Off on Mental Illness Crisis on a Cross-Country Flight