The first Blog I wrote in this series discussed facing the diagnosis of mental illness and how to initiate yourself into this new world. Please refer to http://searchingforgrey.com/diagnosed-with-mental-illness-now-what/ . In this Blog, now that you have been diagnosed with a mental disorder I want to discuss getting your ‘ducks in a row’ personally. I want […]
DIAGNOSED WITH MENTAL ILLNESS, NOW WHAT?
Note: This is the first in a three part Blog Series on being diagnosed with mental illness. It does not matter if it is you, personally, receiving a diagnosis of mental illness, or your loved one. The acceptance and realization of the scope of that diagnosis can be a hard thing to swallow. I […]
Complaining Vs. Communicating
For most of us, living with mental illness can be a life in the shadows. We dare not divulge our secret condition for fear that the fallout might be worse than the disorder itself. I know this personally, as it has taken me well into my 50’s to really “come out” with what I live […]