DURING THIS PODCAST TOPICS SUCH AS SUICIDE AND MENTAL ILLNESS ARE DISCUSSED. IF THIS IS A TRIGGER OR MAKES YOU UNCOMFORTABLE, LOOK AFTER YOURSELF AND DON’T FEEL LIKE YOU HAVE TO LISTEN.
DURING THIS PODCAST PERSONAL OPINIONS AND EXPERIENCES WITH MENTAL HEALTH CARE AND MEDICATIONS ARE DISCUSSED. THESE ARE OUR PERSONAL OPINIONS AND EXPERIENCES ONLY AND YOU SHOULD DISCUSS YOURS WITH YOUR DOCTOR.
Gabe Howard is an award-winning speaker, author, and podcast host who lives with bipolar disorder. He hosts the weekly Psych Central Podcast and is the co-host of the Not Crazy podcast. He’s the author of Mental Illness is an Asshole – and Other Observations and has appeared on numerous websites, podcasts, and in many traditional media outlets. You can find him online at gabehoward.com.
In this episode, we explore Gabe’s lived experience of BPAD, his experiences with health services, the impact mental illness has had on his life and EVERYTHING in between. We also have a very blunt and in-depth discussion about his experience of suicidal thoughts and making suicide plans.
Author of Mental Illness is an Asshole and Other Observations — get your signed copy here!
Have a listen to my guest appearance on Inside Schizophrenia: