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A Black woman explains her trials and successes living with bipolar disorder to her 19 year old niece. The age she was when she was first diagnosed.

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GET UP!

Aunt Sia reflects on how her mom inspired her to move forward in life.More

TUMS

Aunt Sia has an insightful therapy appointment with a pregnant therapist.More

Eleven Questions: Joan

This is 11 questions.   You do not have to have an official diagnosis in order to participate.  This is about learning how each of us maintains our mental health regardless of whether or not we are diagnosed with a mental illness. You do not have to be a black female to participate.  Mental health struggles and mental…More

Eleven Questions: Marcella – Black, Female, 57

This is 11 questions.   You do not have to have an official diagnosis in order to participate.  This is about learning how each of us maintains our mental health regardless of whether or not we are diagnosed with a mental illness. You do not have to be a black female to participate.  Mental health struggles and mental…More

Eleven Questions: Racquel – Black, Female, 26

This is 11 questions. You do not have to have an official diagnosis in order to participate.  This is about learning how each of us maintains our mental health regardless of whether or not we are diagnosed with a mental illness. You do not have to be a black female to participate.  Mental health struggles…More

Keith’s Visit

Keith, Aunt Sia’s college roommate and friend, comes to visit her in the Girl Interrupted hospital.More

The New Unit

Aunt Sia leaves the short term unit of the Girl Interrupted hospital for a new unit with a whole new level of freedom.More

Thirst

Aunt Sia reflects on one of the major side effects from her psych meds.More

Dad’s Visit

Aunt Sia remembers one of her Dad’s visits to see her in the Girl Interrupted hospital.More