Jacqueline Cioffa’s Advance Review of The Lithium Chronicles: Volume One

"Nicole Lyons is one of the most exciting, vital poets of our generation. THE LITHIUM CHRONICLES is her most ambitious and brazen work to date, and she delivers above and beyond. Nicole’s ability to delve deep into the human psyche, unapologetic, is her gift to the world. Penning a full range of raw, honest, rage … Continue reading Jacqueline Cioffa’s Advance Review of The Lithium Chronicles: Volume One

This Non Compliant Needs A Med Change

I have been feeling like shit for quite some time and here is where I'm at: I think it was around 4 months ago now the last time I waltzed my ass out of my psychiatrist's office after she prescribed me tegretol and looked me dead in the eye and stated, "I'm going to refer you … Continue reading This Non Compliant Needs A Med Change

Fear and Acceptance by Jason Insalaco

Please give a very warm TLC welcome to Jason Insalaco from Instinctive Bird. Thank you for sharing your story and creating a community where people can feel safe and supported.   Hi, my name is Jay Insalaco. I've been living with bipolar disorder type 1 and addiction to drugs and alcohol for the last twenty … Continue reading Fear and Acceptance by Jason Insalaco

Mental Health Warrior: Hastywords

I have been following Hastywords' blog and Facebook page for quite some time now and I am completely in awe of her honesty, sincerity, and compassion. She is a beautiful person inside and out. Hastywords is beyond talented and writes with such courage and a soul stirring voice. She opens her heart and shares her fears and what … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Hastywords

Mental Health Warrior: Rachel Thompson

Empower -make (someone) stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights. Award-winning Author Rachel Thompson is as selfless as she is courageous. Her advocacy work for sexual abuse survivors has opened the doors for countless victims to come forward and empower themselves, helping to affirm that they are not to blame … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Rachel Thompson

Mental Health Warrior: J.C. Hannigan

In addition to the literal meaning, now mostly historical, the term has acquired a figurative sense referring to "a person who shows or has shown great vigor, courage, or aggressiveness..." --'Warrior' According to Wikipedia J.C. Hannigan is indeed a Warrior in every sense of the word. She is also an accomplished author, an award winning … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: J.C. Hannigan

Mental Health Warrior: Allie Burke

I thought that this introduction was something that I would be able to bang out in mere minutes, not because Allie doesn’t deserve a well thought out and articulate intro, but because I knew exactly what I wanted to say. I couldn’t have been more wrong. I have struggled for over a week trying to … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Allie Burke

Mental Health Warrior: Stephanie Ortez

I crossed paths with Stephanie in a rather unusual way, the details of which are not important. Our first few encounters with each other were not our most shining moments, but they were part of our journey, not only in our personal recovery, but also in the amazing bond that we have forged since then. … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Stephanie Ortez

Mental Health Warrior: Gabe Howard

I have been racking my brain trying to recall when it was that I first "met" Gabe, and I just can't. It's not because it was unremarkable, it's because I just feel like I've always know him. Gabe has that way about him - he makes everyone feel like they are his buddy. He's approachable, … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Gabe Howard

Mental Health Warrior: Sarah Fader

I count my lucky stars every day for crossing paths with this Golden Soul. When I think of the word "advocate" Sarah Fader comes to mind. Not only is she the founder and CEO of a non-profit that I believe in with all of my heart and soul, but this woman would give you the … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Sarah Fader