Mental Health Verses Podcast November 29, 2021

In this episode of Mental Health Verses, I’m joined by Mike Billoni, writer, baseball aficionado and former Buffalo Bisons General Manager, and mental health advocate. Mike shares his story of his near-death experience after being hit on his bike by a drunk driver which led to the development of his own mental health challenge. TheContinue reading “Mental Health Verses Podcast November 29, 2021”

December Will Be Magic Again

Here we are. It’s December 1, 2021. COVID-19. Economic uncertainty. Tragic school shootings. Civil unrest. And our mental health is taking a toll. Personally, I’m feeling the adverse effects of COVID fatigue, which includes shifts in my mood, lack of attention to self-care. And did I mention that any application of mindfulness to my nutritionContinue reading “December Will Be Magic Again”

This is the Day

It was the summer of 1983. I was experiencing a major depressive episode, which preceded my eventual diagnosis of bipolar disorder type 1 with psychotic features and co-occurring cannabis dependence. In a nutshell, I was a mess.  It was relentlessly hot but I could hardly find it possible to get outside, not to mention evenContinue reading “This is the Day”