Bipolar Disorder

My First Mental Hospitalization

The mental hospital is a mysterious place for many, and no one ever wants to be inside one. It has derogatory names like the “nut house” and the “looney bin,” but it saved my life. Here is my attempt at destigmatizing mental hospitals.



If you’re bipolar, you’ve probably heard about lithium. Your psychiatrist might have even tried to put you on it if you’re not already. So what is lithium, besides a miracle that is?