A Black woman explains her trials and successes living with bipolar disorder to her 19 year old niece. The age she was when she was first diagnosed.
Keith, Aunt Sia's college roommate and friend, comes to visit her in the Girl Interrupted hospital.
People In Glass Houses
Aunt Sia has a doctor's appointment as part of her stay on the new unit.
The New Unit
Aunt Sia leaves the short term unit of the Girl Interrupted hospital for a new unit with a whole new level of freedom.
My Fellow Inpatients - Sam
Aunt Sia meets a fellow Harvard student in the Girl Interrupted hospital.
My Fellow Inpatients - Joan
Aunt Sia is taken out of her private room at the hospital and given a roommate.
My Fellow Inpatients - Mitch
Aunt Sia steals another patient's food in the hospital.
Inspiring the community and breaking the stigma behind mental illness…
Thank you for sharing your experiences living with this diagnosis. This was an awesome contribution to society in an attempt to educate people and break the stigma behind mental illness. God bless you, you are an amazing woman. ❤️