February 5, 2015

My name is Paul and I suffer with bipolar disorder. Paul's blog

My mental illness has affected my work as a writer and my relationship with my son's mother.

My greatest source of support has been friends, the Early Intervention Team, my community psychiatric nurse (CPN) and the Mind team in my town - books also help!

I hope that in the future I will get better and be able to offer support to other people who suffer with a mental illness, also to reduce stigma.

I'm taking 5 on Time to Talk Day because I want to raise awareness of mental health issues.

This blog is part of the Time to Talk Day 2015 #Take5ToBlog initiative. 

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