Overcoming Bipolar Disorder

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Updated Wed, Nov 14, 2012 12:26 pm
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Sun, Oct 28, 2012

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Tom Walker talks with Lisa Marie Griffin

On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Tom Walker talks with Lisa Marie Griffin about her struggles with bipolar disorder and major depression.

Griffin is a NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) peer-to-peer mentor and the president of the grass-roots organization the Ohio Center for Advocacy Training and Support (OCATS).

The homepage of the OCATS website states, “OCATS was formed by a group of dedicated consumers and former recipients of mental health services in Ohio. With the help of other interested groups, associations and enthusiastic individuals, we have been able to create a statewide self-help advocacy organization”.

For more information on the Athens chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, visit namiathensohio.org

For more information on the Ohio Center for Advocacy Training and Support, visit ocats.org

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