All that I am, all that I ever was…

I am more than my mental health. I am more than my homelessness. I am more than any one aspect of me. I am Addy. And this is…

Articles

Contents

BPD – WTF IGO IMM?
Two years after being diagnosed with Bipolar it was raised I may be Borderline Personality Disorder. Although all these conditions are mere labels, it caused a lot of confusion in my mind.

DOES DEPRESSION IMPACT ON FRIENDSHIP?
A small piece I wrote on how depression impacts on existing and possible friendships.

MEN AND MENTAL HEALTH: ON BEING A MAN
One of the things I find most frustrating is that people are always more accepting of a woman who suffers from a mental illness than they are a man suffering from one. Aside from the blatently obvious reverse-sexism argument, why is this? Not being a “normal” man (or anything really) I set about tackling it by looking at what made meways liked this one, had a lot of fun with it. a man. I have al

PSYCHIATRIC HELP 5c – THE DOCTOR IS IN!
A look at two differing encounters with psychiatrists during the first half of 2009. One when I was quite inward and the other a little more high, and thus more talkative.

MY WAR AGAINST MENTAL ILLNESS
The first piece I wrote on mental illness, and the one which started the blog to begin with. I’ve always been very proud of this article. The most “norma” one on the blog.

MY NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
A look at the events, causes and repercussions of the moment which caused the collapse of my life. If this hadn’t happened, I would be a very different man today.

HOMELESSNESS AND MY MENTAL STABILITY
During a return to the blog last year I wrote an article on how homelessness had been affecting my mind over the previous few months. It was really the first time I had written about homelessness to any real degree.

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