My son and I have both suffered from mental illness. My 16-year-old has just been diagnosed with Bipolar Type 2 after years of trying to understand what exactly was wrong and having only partial insight. He also suffers from major depressive disorder, OCD, generalized anxiety disorder, bulemia, and binging and purging, and he had a … Read more
I have lived with anxiety and depression most of my life. I was also recently diagnosed with cyclothymia, a mood disorder, as well as suicidal ideation. I’ve been in therapy for over ten years, which has helped me develop some coping skills regarding my anxiety, mood, and challenges related to each.