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Henry Boy Jenkins

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Henry Boy Jenkins is a Seattle writer, artist, and musician living with schizophrenia. In addition to his biweekly blog for Bring Change 2 Mind, he is writing a memoir chronicling his experience with schizophrenia...
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Jessie Close

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Jessie Close, a writer, has lived with bipolar illness for most of her life, but wasn’t properly diagnosed until a stay at McLean Hospital in 2004.  She had been diagnosed...
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Snowed In

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How very strange that we in Montana have endured less snow than those of you in the east. But we’ve had snow too. Enough snow! Especially snow with a side of melancholy. But sometimes things are funny!

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Kate Lynch O’Neil

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Kate Lynch O'Neil has managed a bi-polar I diagnoses since 1997. At that time, she was living in New York City, but returned to Massachusetts just in time to receive...
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Keith Anderson

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Keith Anderson is a lawyer and mental health advocate. He has been a Bring Change 2 Mind volunteer since December, 2009.  He has had articles on his journey through depression...
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Phoenix

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You know your illness – get to know it better. Don’t let the stigma associated with it blindside you or drop you to the pavement. Fight back with the aid of your doctor and your therapist, your medication, your family and your friends. Above all, do not be ashamed of who you are. You’re a beautiful human being and you deserve to be recognized as such. Spread your wings and soar.

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I Know What I Know

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I once read that each person who lives with Major Depression has his or her own brand. I gave that some thought and wondered if anyone else with a form of mental illness ever daydreams about abnormal ways to get rid of their symptoms like I do.

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Meds

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There is an incredible amount of stigma regarding anti-psychotic medications and unfortunately, the majority of America would automatically associate these types of medications with what they see in crime movies involving “mad houses.” However, to joke about something like this…to be quite honest, it offended me.

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Crazy Little Thing

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I ardently promote the idea that love connects us all. Familial love, the love between friends, a general sense of love for the world – it brings us together in our quest for sound mental health and a stable sense of belonging. Love is that big box of everything good about Homo sapiens. At our best, human beings are sentient creatures whose sole purpose is to love.

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