Combating The Loneliness Of Mental Illness

It’s not impossible to maintain relationships and luckily, I have some good friends and family. But there have been times in my life when I’ve had no one because people didn’t understand or didn’t want to take the time to understand. The only way out of the hole of loneliness with mental illness is understanding from others.

Coping With Mental Illness: What Not To Do

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP | Jan. 25, 2019 I was recently discussing coping strategies for my bipolar disorder with my psychiatrist. I was pressing him for new ways to cope. He told me that most of his other patients also tend to look for what to do—a new medication or treatment method—but it is just … Continue reading Coping With Mental Illness: What Not To Do