Responding to Bipolar Psychotic Symptoms

By Amy Willer | Jun. 24, 2019

As you learn how to manage your own illness, you might start noticing your symptoms. It can be scary to realize that you are headed for a psychotic episode, but it is possible to do things that lessen the severity of, or even avert, psychosis.

What Kept Me Going After My Episode

By Jordan Parks | Jun. 18, 2019
"I get up every morning to finish my new degree because I hope I can help people who are in crisis with words, not tasers. I help people with mental illness because I hope I can be that voice of educated experience that I never had after my first manic episode."

My Reality During A Psychotic Episode

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP | Jun. 12, 2019
"As the medications began to take effect. I very sadly started to realize that I was not a prophet. I was just a very sick person. I remain convinced to this day that I became psychotic trying make sense of our world."

My Journey with Schizophrenia

By Rebecca Lyn Phillips | Jun. 07, 2019
"Because of the love, support and compassion of my family, my treatment team and the people at my church, I am able to say I have come a long way."

Finding My Purpose After Psychosis

By Susan Weiner | Jun. 05, 2019
"Mental illness doesn’t have to be the one definition of who we are. Though mental illness is a devastating diagnosis, I firmly believe we can overcome our limitations to live a life of satisfaction." 
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