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Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me

I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder shortly before my 30th birthday. Acutely manic, powerfully overconfident, and terrified that medication or even stability would kill my creativity, I refused to take meds. When I fell into a crushing depression a few months later, I realized that no matter what happened to my art (my passion, my … Read more

Animals and Healing in Mental Health

What is your experience with animals and healing in your Mental Health? Contribute your experience to our DBSA newsletter or blog, and share your message of hope. Please write a paragraph or more about your favorite animal and healing in your Mental Health story, including quirks, lovable qualities, and how your animal has helped with your … Read more