5 Celebs who suffer with a Diagnosed Mental Illness

5 Celebs who suffer with a Diagnosed Mental Illness

Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK is a great starting point to get the public talking about mental illness. The issue of mental health has a special place in my heart as my aunt (my mother’s sister) suffered with schizophrenia for many years and ultimately took her own life in 2009 Continue reading 5 Celebs who suffer with a Diagnosed Mental Illness

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What is Bipolar Disorder

What is Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar is a mental health condition which has an impact on your mood, and can cause your mood to swing between two extremes. In the past, it was referred to as “manic depression”. This was the phrase used to describe it right up until 1980, at which point the American Psychiatric Association (APA) decided to reflect the condition’s “bi-polarity”, or dual nature, by renaming it “bipolar disorder”. Continue reading What is Bipolar Disorder