Bipolar Disorder, as it relates to Mental Health, has a deep destructing effect on the life of the human being who is afflicted by the illness. The rejection and stigma that are associated with bipolar disorder, has a demoralizing direct impact on the self-esteem and auto perception of the individual. The path to address mental health issues and to eradicate stigma begins with knowledge. The emergence of mental health advocacy movements has helped to change society’s perceptions of persons with mental disorders.
The Bipolar Culture blog is intended to advocate for mental health awareness and promote wellness for people living with mood disorders by compassionately engaging with individuals and their loved ones in their process of restructuring of what it means to be human, creating opportunities for meaningful lives, celebrating their achievements, honoring their failures and losses by perpetuating values and enhancing their motivations. Through peer-centered, recovery oriented, empowering messages and resources.