Charlotte Walker has been living with bipolar disorder since her teens. She works full time in the criminal justice field, while writing, campaigning and volunteering to challenge the stigma surrounding mental health conditions and diagnoses. Charlotte maintains a respected mental health blog (http://purplepersuasion.wordpress.com/) where she shares her experiences and explores issues of interest to mental health service users. Charlotte lives in London, UK.
Bassey's first blog entry:
So this sadness returns quietly. Always quietly. No great trumpeting or horn blast. No drum circle or full bodied gospel wail. No stunning metaphor or dazzling simile. There is only this throbbing and distant and empty and quiet. Always this white noise of rush and tide. It’s what silence sounds like.
SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR ANNUAL CLICK EVENT!
Our presenter for the evening will be David Miklowitz!
Our presenter for the evening will be Beth Cooper!
Our presenter for the evening will be Irwin Rosenfarb!
Our presenter for the evening will be John McManamy!
Muffy Walker, M.S.N, M.B.A., received the Mogens Schou Award for Public Service for founding the International Bipolar Foundation after her youngest son was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
“This year’s Mogens Schou Awards continue the strong tradition of honoring those heroes who are making major advances that bring hope to those suffering from bipolar disorder,” said the Thomas P. Detre Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Neuroscience and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Please join us for our fourth lecture of the free lecture series. Our guest speaker will be Dr. De Silva, Dr. Vinayak Shanbhag, and Jeannine Loucks on "A Novel Approach to Treating Bipolar Disorder."
Please join us for our third lecture of the free lecture series. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Russ Federman.This lecture is essential for any college bound student who struggles with a mental illness.