https://twitter.com/BeyondYourPast/status/1034074301551575041 I've never been on a podcast before, but I jumped at this opportunity. It was such a great experience. I loved getting the chance to use a new platform for psychoeducation & discussing bipolar disorder! Thank you, Matthew Pappas of the awesome "Beyond Your Past" podcast! LISTEN HERE!
For many college students, their years as an undergraduate student are filled with many firsts, from academics to relationships. It is a time to explore different classes, pathways, friend groups, and organizations. As a graduating senior, I made a list of some firsts I had as an UNC student: 1. First true exposure to dorm [...]
The average age of onset for bipolar disorder is during the early 20s, so many people who have been diagnosed start exhibiting symptoms during their college years. Dealing with the stress of depression, mania, and mixed states while under the various stressors of college life can make symptoms worse. Sometimes, you may miss classes due [...]
Dear professor, I missed your class last Tuesday because I was in the Emergency Department for a Bipolar Disorder-related incident. You pulled me out of your class upon my return to talk to me because I appeared 'depressed'. I told you about my condition, but I did not anticipate your reaction. You started talking about [...]
Today was the TEDxUNC conference at UNC-Chapel Hill. I love this day. It is a day of inspirational messages, moving meaningful speeches... real thought-provoking kind of messages being conveyed. The very last talk of the day was given by an UNC professor, Dr. Brian Hogan on a very surprising topic: his mental health. This is [...]