“Stigma” isn’t the Only problem We Bipolars have

Originally posted on Bipolar First Bipolar Together:
It’s DISCRIMINATION We are discriminated against. Period. I’m not saying the stigma battle isn’t an important one and I have used the word a lot.  It just means something different than what we want it to mean.  Than what I am talking about right now. The definition of…

DBT Skills: Wise Mind

Originally posted on Pride in Madness:
I have begun a new DBT Group through a local, peer-led organization call Dialectical Living!  This organization specifically provides DBT Groups to individuals with BPD/Emotion Regulation Disorder (ERD) for a fairly affordable rate. This organization helps fill the huge DBT and BPD services gap that is in Toronto. Dialectical…

What is bipolar like? Also what’s been going on…

Also posted on my other site, http://www.buchanan1.net/blog-19OC15.html There are a lot of older posts that I’ve not copy and pasted over here as well. What’s been going on -With a side order of bipolar information It’s been a little while since I’ve posted something here, so I thought I’d update everyone on what has been… Continue reading What is bipolar like? Also what’s been going on…

Not taking your meds? Don’t worry, there’s a drug for that.

Originally posted on Pride in Madness:
I’ll be blunt. This disturbs the crap out of me. The FDA, in the USA, is reviewing a drug that could tell doctors and caregivers if the person under their care is taking their medication. This is specifically being targeted towards individuals with mental health issues. Using a combination…