Musings on Mental Health, Stigma & the Christian Response

One in three people will be affected by cancer at some stage in their life. One in four of us will experience some sort of mental health issue at some stage in our lives. Although the statistics on the incidence of these two diseases are similar, societal perception is poles apart.  Mental illness is just … More Musings on Mental Health, Stigma & the Christian Response

My Illness & I………

After struggling all of my adult life with periods of severe clinical depression I’ve now begun treatment for bipolar disorder (manic depression).  As the name suggests, the latter is characterized by periods of severe depression followed by mania/hypomania.  I’m fortunate in the sense that I only(!) suffer from hypomania which manifests itself in over-work, lots … More My Illness & I………