Adults and children who grapple with mental illness should talk about their struggles. Through my experience as a mother with bipolar disorder and major depression, I have collected some strategies that craft conversations of understanding, acceptance, and love.
Not Defined by My Illness
I will probably battle bipolar disorder all my life. As such, I have chosen to speak more openly about it. I am trying to overcome the social stigma of mental illness, which is challenging because it attacks a person’s core identity.