Beyond Blue
January 2009 Archives

Prescriptions of Zoloft, Nortriptyline, and Lithium, Tablets of Clonipan, Valium, and Ativan, Omega-3 pills that are shipped right to me, These are a few of my favorite things. St. Therese medals and Serenity Prayer bracelets, A personal shield made with […]

I need no introduction than to just let you visit, critique, and offer your judgement of our competition. Be kind, please. Those smileys take a lot of time to cut out. 🙂

For all of you readers who are curious to know what Barack Obama’s stance is on mental health parity, I did some digging and found this letter he wrote (okay someone from his office) to mental health blogger, Alicia Sparks. […]

I have long wanted to write about depression and the stigma felt in the African-American community. In both my inpatient and outpatient treatments, black women and men talked about the need to keep their mood disorder private. Newsweek magazine recently […]

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.: I have a dream that one day I won’t hold my breath every time I tell a person that I suffer from bipolar disorder, that I won’t feel shameful in confessing my mental […]

Golly, I never thought my singing video, “The 12 (Bipolar) Days of Christmas” would have competition. But apparently, it’s the “American Idol” of bipolar bloggers! I thought this video was a pretty funny response to mine. But just you wait, […]

On Fridays I will address a question related to depression and find the answer from an expert. If you have a question you want answered, please ask it on the combox of this post, and I’ll try my best to […]

Quite a few readers commented on the stories I posted Wednesday on Borderline Personality Disorder. John McManamy has a very informative, accessible article that you may want to check out if you or a loved one is diagnosed with BPD. […]

With the exception of Monday’s piece, I have been avoiding the topic of the economy for months because I didn’t want to add to the panic so many of us feel, which, in turn, contributes to the crisis: because we […]

Jennifer Kushell, the President and Co-founder of Your Success Network and author of “Secrets of the Young & Successful: How to Get Everything You Want Without Waiting a Lifetime” has compiled 10 tips for the tens of thousands of people […]