Photos of My Bipolar Father During His Last Days

"I took on the challenge of studying my father and his condition by photographing his daily endeavors."
Gabi Perez

I Made a Tinder Profile That Was Brutally Honest About My Mental Health

My bipolar depression isn't something I try to hide, but I wanted to face the potential stigma head on.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
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Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone with Bipolar Disorder

"The worst is when you're told that you can just snap out of depression as if it's just a matter of pulling yourself together."
Kristian Ejlebæk Nielsen
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No, Your Cat Is Not Making You Crazy

A new study found that a common parasite often spread by cats is not to blame for the development of mental health issues.
Anna Langston

How My Three-Way Relationship Survived a Mental Health Crisis

When my husband, Alex, saw his life thrown into chaos by bipolar disorder, it left my boyfriend and me in the lurch. But together, the three of us have proved stronger than one crisis.
Jeff Leavell

Scenes from My Time in a Psychiatric Hospital

After a series of manic episodes, I was admitted to the Centre Hospitalier de Saint-Anne in Paris. That's where I met a nymphomaniac, a medium, and the reincarnation of Christ.
Louise De Breteuil

Should You Tell Your Boss About Your Mental Health Condition?

It can still be dangerous to disclose your condition at your job, so how can we change work culture to protect the mentally ill?
Hannah Ewens

Why I Write About My Mental Illness Online

Making eye contact is like being stabbed by a Phillips-head. I compulsively imagine eating my dog's shit. Do you ever feel the same? Let's talk about it.
Patrick Marlborough
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Skateboarding Is Therapy for Billy Rohan

On this episode of 'Daily VICE' we meet up with professional skateboarder Billy Rohan to talk about his struggle with bipolar disorder and how he got back on his feet.
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The Glorious Highs and Dismal Lows of Life Without My Bipolar Meds

A manic episode is like a frenzied bukakke party in my head, and I'm all the participants at once.
Patrick Marlborough

Why I’m Glad My Bipolar Dad Was Institutionalized

For years, my family fought to keep my father out of institutionalized living. We never dreamed it would turn around his mental health.
Kelly Burch

How It Feels When the Person You Love Has Depression

I'd never dated anyone who hadn't been on antidepressants, or spent time in a psychiatrist's office. That dark, brooding, introspective type: It draws me in.
Louise Mapleston