Gabe Howard

Patient Advocate

Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer, activist, and speaker who lives with bipolar and anxiety disorders. Gabe runs an online Facebook community, The Positive Depression/Bipolar Happy Place, and invites you to join. Learn how Gabe is creating significant change for everyone affected by Find out more about Gabe on his website,

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3 Warning Signs Someone Is Experiencing Bipolar Mania

If you suspect that bipolar mania is at play, but aren’t sure, use this handy list of three warning signs that someone is experiencing bipolar mania.

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What Does Being Suicidal Actually Feel Like?

We all know what “being suicidal” means. But what does it feel like?

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Chronic Life

Do Your Loved Ones See Your Fatigue as Laziness?

Feeling abandoned by friends and family only adds to the trauma of managing chronic fatigue.

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Living With

How Important Is Sleep to Managing Bipolar Disorder?

Is there a relationship between the symptoms of bipolar disorder and your sleep patterns?

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Should You Tell Your Employer That You're Bipolar?

Credit: Thinkstock Bipolar disorder is considered an “invisible” illness. This means that while there are potentially visual clues, you generally can’t ascertain just by looking at someone whether they have it. This is especially true when that perso...

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Living Bold With Bipolar

Here is my story on how I went from being a bipolar and anxiety disorder patient to a mental health activist.