casual tweeting hides unpleasant truths

A couple of bipolar-related issues caught my eye on twitter today. The first was a reported exchange at a senior management team meeting of a mental health trust. One consultant suggests empowering staff to advocate for patients. HR director replies: “This is a mental health trust, not Amnesty International.” I tweeted the person who’d reported… Continue reading casual tweeting hides unpleasant truths

robin williams & other things

I woke and heard the news about the death of Robin Williams with a sinking heart. For me, and I am sure many other manic depressives, it was doubly distressing. Distressing not only on the individual level – the loss of an extremely talented man, the loss of a husband and father – but also… Continue reading robin williams & other things