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yesterday at 23:30. Facebook
"I don’t know which ‘bipolar me’ is going to wake up in the morning."
"I don’t know which ‘bipolar me’ is going to wake up in the morning"

Which ‘Bipolar Me’ is Going to Wake Up Today?

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Lynette Swygart
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yesterday at 15:59. Facebook
For approximately 1.75 million veterans—nearly 1 in 10—Medicaid fills a gap and for many, is the sole source of coverage for primary and specialty health care. Efforts to cap and cut Medicaid risk the health and well-being of veterans most in need.

#Act4MentalHealth #DontCutOurCare
For approximately 175 million veteransnearly 1 in 10Medicaid fills a gap and

Medicaid is a lifeline for 1 in 10 veterans, will the Senate healthcare plan leave them behind?

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Mendy White Morrissey
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06/21/2017 at 16:14. Facebook
One of Borderline Personality Disorder’s most troubling symptoms is self-harm. By working with a therapist, the author of this blog learned how to use distress tolerance techniques when she feels triggered to self-harm. Learn her techniques here.

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One of Borderline Personality Disorders most troubling symptoms is selfharm By working

Distress Tolerance Techniques to Prevent Self-Harm

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Robert Anthony Lezzeni
Alisha Burr
Nadine Sforza
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06/20/2017 at 21:25. Facebook
"All I can do is stare at whatever is in front of me, feeling nothing, comprehending nothing. No one ever asks me how I am."

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All I can do is stare at whatever is in front of

All the World’s a Stage

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Anita Worley
Dave Trask
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06/20/2017 at 13:50. Facebook
If the Senate short-changes mental health coverage, people won’t get the help they need. Call your Senators NOW. Tell them #DontCutOurCare [ Ow.ly Link ]
If the Senate shortchanges mental health coverage people wont get the help
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Vickie Allen Griffin
Alice Engel-Insler
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06/20/2017 at 00:05. Facebook
Protect mental health coverage. Tell the Senate to oppose any health reform bill that caps or cuts Medicaid, takes away protections for people with mental health conditions or leaves fewer Americans with coverage for mental illness. #DontCutOurCare [ Ow.ly Link ]
Protect mental health coverage Tell the Senate to oppose any health reform

Will You Lose Your Mental Health Coverage?

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Peggy Patten
Patsy Heibel Weppler
Keallaigh Anna
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06/19/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
When a loved one struggles with Borderline Personality Disorder, the relationship is far from black-and-white. Read this personal account of a daughter trying to navigate her relationship with her mother who experienced BPD.

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When a loved one struggles with Borderline Personality Disorder the relationship is

A Good Soldier: Surviving My Mother’s Life and Death

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Katie Duncan
Alicia Raye Tryhubczak
Paula Banks
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06/16/2017 at 20:35. Facebook
For many men who have overcome depression, the turning point came when they reached out to a friend, family member, or healthcare professional. Don’t face this fight alone. Reach out now.

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For many men who have overcome depression the turning point came when

Powerful Photography Campaign Urges Men to Fight Depression

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Suzie Blaha
Jennifer Randazzo
Kimberly Long
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06/16/2017 at 15:07. Facebook
The power of NAMI’s advocacy is not in having a large team of lobbyists or a political action fund. In fact, we have neither. NAMI’s advocacy power comes from being a nonpartisan organization with passionate grassroots members who are willing to speak up, each with a different story, on behalf of people who live with mental illness—particularly those with the most serious...
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The power of NAMIs advocacy is not in having a large team

NAMI and Advocacy: Staying United in the Face of Challenging Times

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Jackson Streitwieser
Amy Nelson- Bassett
Elizabeth Willard
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06/15/2017. Facebook
"I began writing about my mental health conditions because I didn’t want people to feel as alone as I felt when I was diagnosed. There is pressure to not have a bad day, not break down, to show no signs of weakness. It’s silly because it goes against everything I advocate for."

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I began writing about my mental health conditions because I didnt want

Ups and Downs of Being a Mental Health Advocate

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Shelly McBride
Menique Perera
Patsy Heibel Weppler
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06/14/2017. Facebook
The National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder works to change BPD’s seemingly desolate landscape to one of hope. Learn more about their resources and programs here or meet up with them in Washington D.C. at this year’s convention.

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The National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder works to change BPDs

Offering Hope for Borderline Personality Disorder

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Michele McCallister
Meryl Gluskin Stoiber
Jason Scott
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06/14/2017. Facebook
"I realized today sitting in the theater watching Wonder Woman that I possess every quality that she has as a mental health advocate. In my own right as a mental health advocate: I am Wonder Woman."

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I realized today sitting in the theater watching Wonder Woman that I

Wonder Woman and Mental Health

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Gladys Lynn Velez
Kevin N Lynda Orfield
Kathy May Pittman
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06/13/2017. Facebook
As you know, mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. The NAMI Blog is currently seeking submissions to run during Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (in July!) that will speak to diverse and multicultural communities. We’d love to hear what you’ve learned from your experiences. To increase your chance of publication, please follow our...
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As you know mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race

Call for Blog Submissions

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David Wise
Frances Mod Gonzalez
Cynthia Alvarado
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06/12/2017. Facebook
Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder can look similar and are often confused with each other. Sometimes it takes a lot of observation and understanding to find the right diagnosis. If your diagnosis doesn’t feel right or isn’t clear, talk to your mental health professional.

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Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder can look similar and are often

Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder: What’s the Difference?

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Darlene Reynolds
Cort Byron
Michele Jynx Taylor
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06/11/2017. Facebook
"My name is Alyssa. I am 21-years-old and I am living with generalized anxiety disorder which has most recently manifested into depression... My traumas did not affect me until later as I began my adult life."

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My name is Alyssa I am 21yearsold and I am living with

Where to Go When You Have No Room Left to Grow

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Mary Barth
Cynthia Varney
Anita Reich Carrell
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06/09/2017. Facebook
We’d like to think that Americans want to move forward, not back. Unfortunately, Congress is moving backwards in the current debate over health care. Now is the time to contact your Senators and tell them to say no to reckless bills that threaten people’s lives.

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Wed like to think that Americans want to move forward not back

Health Care Debate: Outrageous! Take Action Now!

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Jim Shisler
Robert Anthony Lezzeni
Eugene Emmanuel Hankins
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06/09/2017. Facebook
Turns out, not receiving sympathy for my bipolar disorder diagnosis was the most helpful thing to push me forward Pity was something that I wasn’t going to get from my family when I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. My mother-in-law told me that “God never gives us anything we can’t handle.” Th...
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Life With Bipolar: Pity Was Not An Option

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06/08/2017. Facebook
"My name is Alyssa. I am 21-years-old and I am living with generalized anxiety disorder which has most recently manifested into depression...My traumas did not affect me until later as I began my adult life."

Share your story: notalone.nami.org | ok2talk.org (youth)

#StigmaFree #IntoMentalHealth
My name is Alyssa I am 21yearsold and I am living with

Where to Go When You Have No Room Left to Grow

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06/08/2017. Facebook
It's natural to experience ups and downs in college; 30% of students have felt so down at some point that they've struggled to function. To learn more about managing your mental health in college, download the guide at: .
James Stordahl
Alan Johnson
Hector Manuel Ramirez
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06/07/2017. Facebook
Dialectical behavior therapy is recognized as the “gold standard” treatment option for people living with borderline personality disorder. Even though this therapy has only been around for a couple decades, it has already improved and saved the lives of many.

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Dialectical behavior therapy is recognized as the gold standard treatment option for

Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

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Bonny O'Brien
Christina Gray
Donna Andrews