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Bipolar Disorder: Does the Big Screen Get It Right?

We've come a long way since "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," but how accurate are movies when it comes to portraying bipolar disorder? Claire Gillespie weighs in.

By Claire Gillespie

Caregiving With Humor and Honesty

Sometimes, with all the heart-heavy situations that being a caregiver brings, you just have to find a way to through it. Laugh through the pain and hardships — and do it with the person you’re caring for. That’s what author Laura Mansfield did — and then she wrote “Geezer Stories” so we can all laugh together.

By The Candid Caregiver

9 Famous People With Bipolar Disorder

Did you know Mel Gibson has bipolar? What about Richard Dreyfuss? Here are nine famous people living with bipolar disorder, each telling a story of emotional resilience.

By Eileen Bailey

Patient and Blogger Stands Up Against the Opioid Stigma

While politicians, policy makers, and medical experts are arguing about the best way to solve the opioid crisis, the blogger behind Chronic Mom says, opioids saved her life.

By Pamela Kaufman

5 Things an Ovarian Cancer Survivor Wants You to Know

Since her own experience with ovarian cancer, Joan has made it her mission to educate other women about this formidable disease.

By Stephanie Stephens

Outliving Expectations with Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is considered a fatal disease, but new treatments are extending life expectancy, which brings its own emotional challenges.

By Pamela Kaufman

10 Famous Athletes That Struggle With Depression

One-third of athletes suffer from depression. Claire Gillespie spotlights 10 famous athletes who have struggled with depression and emerged to the other side.

By Claire Gillespie

Mom Time Counts with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Rhonda Howell, who has metastatic breast cancer, savors the time she spends with her 6-year-old son, and aims to see him graduate from high school.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Food, Medicine, and Healing: One Woman’s Story of Empowerment

Brandi Blouch spent 10 years shuffled around to various doctors. When she turned to integrative medicine her world changed. Now she empowers others.

By Brandi Blouch

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Moving Forward

Get tips for facing the future with metastatic breast cancer, including self-compassion, education, advocacy, and connection with your family and support network.

By Lara DeSanto