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The Faces of Mental Illness: Society’s Misconceptions

With all the advancements that humankind has made throughout history, it is astonishing how our society still has yet to come to terms with speaking up for mental health-related concerns and topics. We still have a long way to go before we can finally bury the stigma and misconceptions regarding mental illness. I am speaking out as just one woman who has dealt with mental health issues as far back as she can remember, and as someone who has cared for those that can not always care for themselves.

The 4th Annual Lehigh Valley Mental Health Awareness Walk 2019

I know May of 2019 is still a while away, but I found out through Facebook that The 4th Annual Lehigh Valley Mental Health Awareness Walk will be on May 3, 2019, from 9am – 2pm. The Lehigh Valley is in Pennsylvania and I am looking to get a group of people together to walk for this amazing cause that I am highly supportive of. Mental Health Awareness and helping others is the whole reason behind My Bipolar Mind.

Can You Help Us?

To help keep My Bipolar Mind alive, we are giving out PDF copies of Samantha’s first book “My Bipolar Mind: You’re not alone,” for just $5.

Can you help support us?

What Is Body Dysmorphia?

Body Dysmorphia is a type of mental illness involving an obsessive focus on perceived flaws in appearance. In other words, it means a person will focus on something that may be negative regarding how they look, even if others aren’t actually able to see it.