When Risdon Slate stopped taking his lithium, he ended up in jail. Now, he helps train cops to know the difference between a criminal and a person in crisis.
Tag: bipolar disorder
Folk singer-songwriter Phil Ochs gave voice to the righteously rebellious 1960s, while trying to keep his depression in check.
Comedian Michael Noker wants everyone on YouTube to know his face… even if he can’t know it himself
In “On Being Ill”, the feminist author asked an important question: why isn’t illness one of the great themes of literature, alongside love and battle?
Always a great actress, Academy Award winner Patty Duke credited proper medication as what gave her the right tools to be a good mom.
A feminist priest shares the story of her own bipolar disorder, and gives advice on what the spiritual and unspiritual alike can do to fight mental illness.