CompassionateLove Radio: Combatting Stigma with Stories
(c)2016 Nancy Virden, Always the Fight Ministry
Show # 7 Bipolar Disorder I /Anxiety – Part Two
This week, in part two of Justin’s story, he reveals what happened after he was stranded, manic beyond extreme, miles from home without a ride and with $5 to his name. What (or who) saved his life? He also shares the devastating story of losing two friends to suicide, and the anguish that continues.
Justin’s story includes a candid discussion on medication for mental illness, the pain of stigma, and the threat of Bipolar depression. His closing words are life to those who will listen and respond.
This finale to Justin’s two interviews exposes harsh and hopeful reality. With mental illness, the fight is never over. Available now- October 11, 2016
Part 1 is here > https://nancyvirden.com/compassionatelove-radio/
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