World Suicide Prevention Day 2015: My Stigma Fighters Survivor Story

Over the past few days I have been corresponding with a young woman on The Lithium Chronicles Facebook page who is in a rather dark spot. I am happy to write that she is now actively seeking treatment and while she is still overwhelmed and quite low, she sees that there is hope. She reminded [...]

#BeReal – NICOLE LYONS

I want to thank Hastywords for having me as a guest on her incredible #BeReal series. It was truly an honour.

HASTYWORDS

My #BeReal guest today is Nicole Lyons.

I am very excited to showcase my guest today.  She has a way of making you feel at home with her words.  Nicole is a mental health warrior fighting the stigmas that come with mental illness.  Not only does she educate and inspire, she also hunts down and lifts up other mental health warriors.

I hope you visit some of these links and get to know her better. She is one heck of a lady!

A MANIC MIND

WORDS FROM MY MOM

WARNING! WHO’S IN CHARGE OF YOUR STABILITY?

The best way to create a better world is to support people like Nicole who are dedicated to improving it.


NicoleforHasty

When Hasty first asked me to participate in the #BeReal series I was humbled and thrilled and quickly accepted her offer. The series struck a chord with me, and when she asked me to…

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The Suicide Attempt That Changed My Life

I am so pleased and privileged to host Rebecca Lombardo on The Lithium Chronicles. Rebecca's debut book (a memoir) has just been released hot off the press as of yesterday. Please help me in welcoming Rebecca and acknowledging her bravery. Rebecca's story has helped many and will continue to do so. Thank you, Rebecca. The Suicide [...]

Stigma Fighters

Stigma Fighters

I have never been more proud to stand with a group of people as I am right now. Thank you Sarah Fader and Allie Burke. Stigma Fighters, I bow to you all.   You can read all of our stories here.

Mental Health Warrior: Dori Owen

Altruistic - unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others. It's been about five years since I first joined that bipolar support group. I was nervous to say the least, but there was one person who reached out and welcomed me and the person was Dori Owen. Our dialogue flowed immediately, and a [...]

MindTrip CROSSFIRE: Bipolar Edition #5

A section where I take one topic and hit it from two different bipolar perspectives. This is the place where we encourage you to join in on the conversation, share your experience, and let us know where YOU stand. MindTrip CROSSFIRE: BIPOLAR EDITION #5 Is Bipolar Disorder a Blessing or a Curse? Contributors: Nicole Lyons & [...]