Mental Illness and Celebrity

An interesting article went viral this week, comparing the media coverage, and public gawking at Amanda Bynes seemingly bizarre behavior, and Robin Williams suicide. A quote I want you to read from the piece: If it is indeed true that Amanda Bynes has both bipolar and schizophrenia, she faces an uphill battle. These are both…

This Week’s Links (weekly)

3 Stages of Recovery from Childhood Sexual Abuse tags:CA ChildAbuse Demi Lovato Is Using Her Own Bipolar Disorder To Educate Others About Mental Health tags:CA Depression Three common strategies sexual offenders use to discredit child witnesses tags:CA ChildAbuse 5 Facts Many People Don’t Know About Depression tags:CA Depression My Journey From Devastation to Restoration After…

This Week’s Links (weekly)

6 Ways to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse tags: CA why calling abusers “monsters” may be a bad thing tags: CA Sex, Violation, Power: “Our society says ‘it’s on you, you’re a guy, you should have stopped this.’” | tags: CA For 25 years, Rachel was haunted by the teacher who sexually abused her…

Top Ten Bipolar Blogs

http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2008/10/22/top-ten-bipolar-blogs-2008/ Blogs tend to have a short life cycle, with most lasting under two years before fading into archival heaven. Last year Psych Central compiled a list of the top ten bipolar blogs, written by people who have a bipolar spectrum disorder. We’re glad that some of our faves are still active, sad to see…