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Upcoming Lecture

Join us Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 06:00 pm to hear author Graeme Cowan speak on, 4 Things I Learnt From 4000+ People who Overcame Depression and Bipolar. 

After recovering from his own horrendous episode of depression, Graeme Cowan strove to understand the fastest way to beat depression and bipolar. His quest lead him to interview hundreds of well-known and everyday people, including former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, TV talk show host Trisha Goddard, former UK PM Tony Blair’s chief adviser Alastair Campbell, former Google Executive Bob Boorstin, Seattle’s Lora Inman and many others, who courageously described their journey back from the brink...

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Why wouldn’t I?I am a very blunt and honest person and I don’t often beat around the bush. I do not ever make excuses for who I am…to anyone. Why would I ever hide a very important part of me?I wasn’t always so forthright with my diagnosis. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 (rapid cycle), borderline personality disorder and PTSD. It is a gnarly combo. My first symptoms reared up in early childhood. My grandma used to call me the “Princess Dictator” as I would round up all of the kids in the...

Mental Health Awareness Patch

Did you know that we developed the first Mental Health Awareness Patch for the Girl Scouts of the United States of America? 

With the increase in youth bullying, suicide and drug use, Girl Scouts are actively fighting to create change. Through a program to educate and reduce the stigma of mental illness, Girl Scouts can earn the Mental Health Awareness Patch for playing a positive role in their communities. Learn more here...