“We all build internal sea walls to keep at bay the sadnesses of life and the often overwhelming forces within our minds. In whatever way we do this–through love, work, family, faith, friends, denial, alcohol, drugs, or medication, we build these walls, stone by stone, over a lifetime.” ―Kay Redfield Jamison
A request to help spread the word about this was sent to me yesterday and I just saw it now. Because it’s partnering with “To Write Love On Her Arms”, I had to post this link (I’m a big supporter of TWLOHA.). Maybe someone will want to do this.
*I have found that people don’t take this very seriously. The general belief is that as long as you are on medication, you’ll be fine. However, what if that medication doesn’t work? What happens when NO medication works? Over time, it doesn’t matter how brilliant and accomplished you are, it still takes a toll.*
Family Of Lee Thompson Young Opens Up About Bipolar Disorder Led Suicide
*Lee’s suicide broke my fucking heart. I think it’s extremely important that people understand that Bipolar Disorder CAN lead to suicide and that in a lot of instances, it does. Not all, but a lot. It’s so important to know the signs and be aware.*
Dealing With Fear And Anxiety In Bipolar Disorder