In this episode we discuss Bipolar disorder with Kitt.
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks.
PORTLAND, Oregon. August 30, 2019 - Balancing Act - Writing Through a Bipolar Life offers hope to those living with mental illness and their loved ones. A former therapist who left her career due to mental illness, Kitt O’Malley educates the public about mental health and fights stigma against those living with mental illness by challenging stereotypes.
O’Malley’s writing recounts her struggle with bipolar disorder, the two decades it took to receive a proper diagnosis, and how her journey gave her purpose. O’Malley balances living with bipolar disorder with her work as a mental health advocate and caretaker of her son and parents.